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August 4, 2017

The Smallest Shop in London, ca. 1910

London’s best known shops are often the giant department stores which draw in the tourist crowds, but this photo from 1910 shows one of the smallest shops in London.

(Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The smallest shop in London, occupied by a cobbler, at 4 Bateman Street, Soho. The shop is six feet long, five feet high and two feet deep, the rent three pounds a week, it has been occupied for over twenty years.

What a slice of life!

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