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1899 Jewish map of east London

Posted at 4:15 pm, December 20, 2011 in News
1899 Map © Jewish Museum London

We love a good map and thought you might like to see this beauty from 1899 which shows the proportion of the Jewish population living in east London at the turn of the century, street by street. The Brick Lane Beigal Bake is just one of the reminders of what a Jewish hub the East End used to be.

Want to find out more about Jewish London? Check out the Jewish Museum’s new online exhibition, Jewish Britain: a History in 50 Objects.

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