Wild's Handy Pocket Guide to the Principal Sights of London: 1905

 
Wild's Handy Pocket Guide to the Principal Sights of London: 1905
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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Front cover of Wild's Handy Pocket Guide to the Principal Sights of London. The guide includes an image of Wild's Temperance Hotel in Ludgate Hill. John B Wild was a member of the temperance movement that campaigned against the evils of alcohol. He founded a chain of 'alcohol-free' Temperance Hotels in London. This guide was produced for guests. It was intended to be 'indispensable to a stranger that he may enjoy his holiday, and at the same time prevent his being victimised by those who are perpetually seeking to entrap the unwary'.

Image Details

Date
 
1905 AD - 1905 AD
Image Number
 
004176

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