About this object

  • ID:

    44.7/17o

  • Production date:

    c. 1820

  • Location:

    In Store

  • 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.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 105 mm; W 220 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2017-06-27

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    City of Westminster (depicted)

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