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"The London Topographical Society was founded in 1880 for the publication of material illustrating the history and topography of the City and County of London from the earliest times to the present day."

From the Society's Prospectus in the 'Annual Record of the London Topographical Society 1900' published in 1901

OUTDOOR EXHIBITION – CITY WOMEN IN THE 18TH CENTURY

Until 18 October 2019, anyone walking through the City will discover an unfamiliar history of female entrepreneurship.  Around seventy business cards belonging to women in the 1700s are displayed on giant panels close to where they ran their firms.

The ‘City Women in the 18th Century’ trail stretches from Paternoster Square and along the 700-metre length of Cheapside and Poultry to the Royal Exchange in the east.

 

 

 

 

Topographical adjective Relating to the arrangement or accurate representation of the physical features of an area.