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Blowing a Cloud at Offley's

Although the first coffee house opened in London in 1652, the phenomenon really took off during the 18th century, when coffee houses sprang up all over the city. They were written about in publications including 'Spectator' and advertised as social spaces where individuals could meet to debate on a range of contemporary subjects. Their popularity continued well into the 19th century and coffee houses remain a regular feature of urban areas today.

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  • Production Date:
    c. 1820
  • ID no:
    44.7/17o
  • Location:
    In Store
Further Information
  • Number of items: 1
  • Measurements: H 150 mm; W 220 mm
  • Materials: paper; ink
  • Status: permanent collection
  • Copyright Holder: digital image copyright Museum of London
  • Last Updated: 2013-02-06
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