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"Capturing the Culinary History: A Glimpse into London's Stock Agency" Step back in time as Chef Andrew Schillar generously offers a bone to an adorable dog

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Pub and large sign for The Prospect of Whitby, Wapping, London, England 1951

Pub and large sign for The Prospect of Whitby, Wapping, London, England 1951

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Chef Andrew Schillar gives a dog a bone from the side entrance of his kitchen. undated

Chef Andrew Schillar gives a dog a bone from the side entrance of his kitchen. undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A chef at work in a London kitchen. 1947

A chef at work in a London kitchen. 1947

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A. H. Cadier, senior chef at the Brighton Pavilion is handed fake chickens by junior

A. H. Cadier, senior chef at the Brighton Pavilion is handed fake chickens by junior
A.H. Cadier, senior chef at the Brighton Pavilion is handed fake chickens by junior chef Lloyd Payne to demonstrate the operation of the huge open fireplaces of 1825 in the kitchens at the Royal

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Old George at 379 Bethnal Green, London, England

The Old George at 379 Bethnal Green, London, England. A large crowd and a great number of beer barrels line the street with brewery workers holding tankards. 1885

Background imageStock Agency Collection: L Papa and Sons ice cream vendor in Gravesend, Kent. 1939

L Papa and Sons ice cream vendor in Gravesend, Kent. 1939

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A woman barmaid pulls a pint of beer for male customers in a London pub, England. 1950s

A woman barmaid pulls a pint of beer for male customers in a London pub, England. 1950s

Background imageStock Agency Collection: La Bouillabaisse restaurant in Soho London, England. 1945

La Bouillabaisse restaurant in Soho London, England. 1945

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Old Oak Tree restaurant in Cobham, Surrey, England. c. 1910

The Old Oak Tree restaurant in Cobham, Surrey, England. c. 1910

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Pub sign for the Stork at Rest near Gravesend, Kent, England 4 January 1969

Pub sign for the Stork at Rest near Gravesend, Kent, England 4 January 1969

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Glamour in the cellar as barmaid Lois taps another barrel of beer. 19 October 1963

Glamour in the cellar as barmaid Lois taps another barrel of beer. 19 October 1963

Background imageStock Agency Collection: 10000 barrels of rum in store at West India Docks, London, England undated

10000 barrels of rum in store at West India Docks, London, England undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Cosy Corner pub, a favourite with fruit market porters in Glasgow, Scotland

The Cosy Corner pub, a favourite with fruit market porters in Glasgow, Scotland. Male customers drink beer and play dominoes. 1949

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Young people enjoy the shandy gaff and mild an bitter served by a pub in Southend

Young people enjoy the shandy gaff and mild an bitter served by a pub in Southend on Whitsun holiday. 15 May 1948

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Sunday morning is dads day on Clapham Common

Sunday morning is dads day on Clapham Common. While mother cooks dinner, father takes the youngsters out to play and then perhaps a quick pint at the Windmill Inn. 1953

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The John Jones Coursing Club meets at the Star pub to drink beer and take refreshments

The John Jones Coursing Club meets at the Star pub to drink beer and take refreshments whilst discussing the days work and making arrangements for the next meet on Boxing Day. Pictured: Mr. J

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A travelling fish and chip shop for the villages. This mammoth van, owned by H. C

A travelling fish and chip shop for the villages. This mammoth van, owned by H. C
A travelling fish and chip shop for the villages. This mammoth van, owned by H.C. Macroy, is now touring the villages of Kent so successfully that he has one more van in action and two more on order

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Red Lion Hotel in Handcross, West Sussex, England. undated

The Red Lion Hotel in Handcross, West Sussex, England. undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Stravinskys secretary now runs cocktail bar with London dancer as hostess. Gilbert Ramognie

Stravinskys secretary now runs cocktail bar with London dancer as hostess. Gilbert Ramognie, former secretary of Serge Stravinsky, the French Swindler

Background imageStock Agency Collection: S. Parmiciani and Italian produce store at 8 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, England

S. Parmiciani and Italian produce store at 8 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, England. undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Advertisement for Barretts Fresh Fruit Lemonade undated

Advertisement for Barretts Fresh Fruit Lemonade undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Advertisement for Lipton Tea 1896

Advertisement for Lipton Tea 1896

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Pub sign for The Merry Maidens at Shinfield, Reading, England 1960s

Pub sign for The Merry Maidens at Shinfield, Reading, England 1960s

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Hong Kong Restaurant at 58-60 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, England. undated

The Hong Kong Restaurant at 58-60 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, England. undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Sawyers Arms public house at Lister Gate, Nottingham, England. c. 1880

Sawyers Arms public house at Lister Gate, Nottingham, England. c. 1880

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Ditton Court Farm - tea room counter. Ditton, Kent, England November 1947

Ditton Court Farm - tea room counter. Ditton, Kent, England November 1947

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Jean Boutheney, a French chef born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, chops a large pumpkin

Jean Boutheney, a French chef born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, chops a large pumpkin in preparation for the pumpkin pies he is going to make for Thanksgiving Day celebrations at the English Speaking

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A cook shop owned by Mr Bayliss in Drury Lane, London, England

A cook shop owned by Mr Bayliss in Drury Lane, London, England. It was a place where discharged convicts could stay on their release from prison

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Cooking dinners at the communal ovens in the East End of London. 1933

Cooking dinners at the communal ovens in the East End of London. 1933

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Anglo-Bavarian Brewery in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. c. 1900

The Anglo-Bavarian Brewery in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. c. 1900
The Anglo-Bavarian Brewery in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. c.1900

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Teaching young women cooking in a kitchen 1950s

Teaching young women cooking in a kitchen 1950s

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A barmaid cleaning a beer tankard in the Globe Tavern. A state owned pub in Longtown

A barmaid cleaning a beer tankard in the Globe Tavern. A state owned pub in Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria, England. December 1948

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Cliff Hotel, Cheddar, Somerset, England undated

Cliff Hotel, Cheddar, Somerset, England undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Cat in dumbwaiter at public house in Bellingham, London. 1939

Cat in dumbwaiter at public house in Bellingham, London. 1939

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Tea break at the Eltham Boys Boxing Club. 1936

Tea break at the Eltham Boys Boxing Club. 1936

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Famous French Maitre Chef de Cuisine, M. A

Famous French Maitre Chef de Cuisine, M. A
Famous French Maitre Chef de Cuisine, M.A. Alban in the grill kitchen at the Savoy hotel with members of the big kitchen staff. 19 February 1948

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Civic Restaurant in Foleshill, Coventry Part of the rebuilding of post war Britain

The Civic Restaurant in Foleshill, Coventry Part of the rebuilding of post war Britain, the eleven civic restaurants built not only serve food but also serve as a venue for community dances

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Spotted Dog public house. Smarts Hill, Penshurst, Kent, England 10 July 1963

The Spotted Dog public house. Smarts Hill, Penshurst, Kent, England 10 July 1963

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Man pours ground ginger in his pint of beer

Man pours ground ginger in his pint of beer. As practised by stevedores and dockers during cold weather, ground ginger is found in many riverside inns near wharves

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Farm workers relax after a days work with a beer and a chat at a country pub

Farm workers relax after a days work with a beer and a chat at a country pub. The Royal Oak Inn, High Hurstwood near Uckfield, Sussex, England. December 1947

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The dinner lady serving lunch at a girls school in Orpington, Kent. 1937

The dinner lady serving lunch at a girls school in Orpington, Kent. 1937

Background imageStock Agency Collection: The Kentish Horse pub in Markbeech, Kent, England 1970 s

The Kentish Horse pub in Markbeech, Kent, England 1970 s

Background imageStock Agency Collection: A man with a small cart outside public house at Eversley 1906

A man with a small cart outside public house at Eversley 1906

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Helsinki and personalities. Hon

Helsinki and personalities. Hon

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Georges Bar Shell Fish Fresh Daily A queue of people wait to be served but a woman

Georges Bar Shell Fish Fresh Daily A queue of people wait to be served but a woman who has just received her order doesn t seem too impressed with the taste. 1950s

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Demonstration at a canning factory. 1935

Demonstration at a canning factory. 1935

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Waiters finish off with tea or coffee as they collect orders during the lunch rush

Waiters finish off with tea or coffee as they collect orders during the lunch rush. undated

Background imageStock Agency Collection: Gathering fruit for the wine harvest in Spain in province of Navarra

Gathering fruit for the wine harvest in Spain in province of Navarra



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"Capturing the Culinary History: A Glimpse into London's Stock Agency" Step back in time as Chef Andrew Schillar generously offers a bone to an adorable dog, showcasing the heartwarming moments behind the side entrance of his bustling kitchen (undated). Transporting us to 1947, witness the artistry of a dedicated chef immersed in his craft within a vibrant London kitchen. The passion and dedication evident in every dish created is truly awe-inspiring. Discover the charm of The Old George at 379 Bethnal Green, London, England—an iconic establishment that has stood the test of time. Its walls have witnessed countless stories and shared laughter throughout its rich history. Intriguing dynamics unfold as senior chef A. H. Cadier playfully hands fake chickens to junior chefs at Brighton Pavilion—a testament to camaraderie and mentorship within this culinary world. Immerse yourself in nostalgia with a glimpse of The Prospect of Whitby pub in Wapping, London, England during 1951. Its large sign beckons passersby, inviting them into an atmosphere filled with warmth and conviviality. Journeying further back to 1939, meet L Papa and Sons ice cream vendor in Gravesend, Kent—bringing joy through frozen delights amidst simpler times when life was savored one scoop at a time. Breaking stereotypes from the 1950s era is a woman barmaid confidently pulling pints for male customers in a traditional London pub—a powerful depiction of gender equality emerging even then. Experience post-war resilience as La Bouillabaisse restaurant thrives amidst Soho's vibrant streetscape during 1945—offering delectable cuisine that serves as both sustenance and solace for weary souls. Travel back over a century ago to Cobham, Surrey where The Old Oak Tree restaurant stands tall—a timeless symbol of fine dining excellence embraced by generations seeking exquisite gastronomic experiences.