Category: Public Houses

The “Bolt-in-Tun” 1859

Scanned directly from ‘Old and New London – Its History, its people and its places’, published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1878. Illustration of The “Bolt-in-Tun” London in 1859. The Bolt-in-Tun was a...

Beer Street and Gin Lane

Set in the parish of St Giles, a notorious slum district, Gin Lane depicts the squalor and despair of a community raised on gin. Desperation, death and decay pervade the scene. The only businesses...