Are You Being Served?: 400 Years of London Shopping

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 1st Nov 2016

From markets selling necessities through fashionable aristocratic shopping to the arrival of department stores and international brand franchises. Which department store had a golf course on the roof? Had the first electric lift? Why did Peter Robinson's have a tailoress and hansom cab on standby? Which was London’s first shopping arcade? Which department store owner was murdered by his illegitimate son? Why did Lady Florence Paget leave by a side entrance of Marshall and Snelgrove? Which store costumed a Gilbert and Sullivan opera? The answers are all in this talk.

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Europe/London Are You Being Served?: 400 Years of London Shopping Which department store had a golf course on the roof? Had the first electric lift? Why did Peter Robinson's have a tailoress and hansom cab on standby? https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2016/11/01/are-you-being-served-400-years-of-london-shopping-109147 City of London Police Museum,Guildhall Library Entrance, Aldermanbury, London,London,London

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