Literary Relics at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

I have expanded my essay, An Account of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, with a lot of new text and images. But I thought the photographs deserved a post of their own. Here are some corners of the Cheese that were most familiar to Charles Dickens, Samuel Johnson, and Oliver Goldsmith.

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The regular seats of Dr Johnson (beneath his portrait) and Charles Dickens (in front of the red curtain) at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
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A sea-coal fire warming the barroom
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Oliver Goldsmith’s door knocker in the cellar bar

See also: An Account of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese.


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