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Interior of the original Royal Exchange, c. 1569.

Interior of the original Royal Exchange, c. 1569.
The Royal Exchange
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4840
Description: The Royal Exchange was built in 1565 at the junction of Cornhill and Threadneedle Street in the City. It was a meeting place for merchants and brokers and became the centre of London's business life.
Creator: Thomas Bowles
Date: c. 1569
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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