Last day of old Smithfield Market

#Picture Number SM109

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the last day of old Smithfield Market, London, in 1855. The large space is filled with pens occupied by sheep, cattle and pigs. A livestock market has been held on this spot since the Middle Ages; in 1868 a new market building opened here, which is still in use today.


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