Pickering Place

In writing about Berry Bros. & Rudd, I should have posted a picture of the entrance to Pickering Place, one of the more unexpected alleyways in London, leading to a small square where duels were fought.   It was called Pickering Place after William Pickering who took over the running of Berry Bros. from widow Bourne and is thought to have been her son-in-law.   He ran a business supplying paints alongside selling tea, coffee, cocoa and wine:-

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