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Maunder’s Fishmonger

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Introduction
A fishmonger was a winner in Hazle’s 2012 vote. The 1874 Chelsea Embankment made Cheyne Walk wider and this quaint 1600s shop could be seen face on. Its features made it a magnet for artists like Whistler and now Hazle. The red sign and stairs lead to J Allbrook, Chimney Sweep. Rare for the 1800s, the owner was a feisty lady. Writer Thomas Carlyle’s wife Jane was one of her distinguished customers.

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Maunder’s Fishmonger
Limited Edition of 50
on London Maunder’s

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 Mrs Elizabeth Maunder sold fried and fresh fish at 72 Cheyne Walk. Mr Philip Norman’s 1887 watercolour is in his 1905 book, “London Vanished and Vanishing”. The shop was demolished in 1892.

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 F Brown’s 1883 oil has the shop near left and the Chelsea Embankment. This road was a sewer cover and flood defence for the Thames beyond.

 Detail from W Burgess etching circa 1891, with smoke from frying fat billowing out of the shop.

 One of J Whistler’s etchings of the shop. He lived in the new house here until he died in 1903.

 Thames whitebait was popular Victorian fare. Did Maunder’s fry them as a finger food!

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