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The City has always been a centre for national and world trade. The pictures are starting points for discovery. Use the question or instruction for each picture to help get you started.

Bishopsgate Shops


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Bishopsgate Shops, 1736

St Ethelburgh's Church is in the centre of the row of shops. The shops include a bookseller, an undertaker and a butcher. The butcher is chopping up meat in front of his shop. There is also a stocking maker with stockings hanging outside the shop.

What do you notice about the front of the building on the left?