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Sunday Times Premiere Issue

 
 
Sunday Times Premiere Issue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Sunday Times Premiere Issue Marker
Inscription.
The
first number
of
The Sunday Times
was edited at
4 Salisbury Court
by
Henry White
October 20
1822

 
Location. 51° 30.828′ N, 0° 6.374′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is on Salisbury Court just south of Fleet Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Salisbury Court, City of London, England EC4Y 8AA, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Pepys (a few steps from this marker); Bradbury & Evans (within shouting distance of this marker); The Standard (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese (about 90 meters away); All the Year Round, conducted by Charles Dickens (about 90 meters away); Anti-Corn-Law League (about 90 meters away); The Daily Express (about 90 meters away); Two Famous Clockmakers (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
 
Also see . . .  The Sunday Times (Wikipedia). "The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category....The paper began publication on 18 February 1821 as The New Observer,
Sunday Times Premiere Issue Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Sunday Times Premiere Issue Marker - Wide View
but from 21 April its title was changed to the Independent Observer. Its founder, Henry White, chose the name in an apparent attempt to take advantage of the success of The Observer, which had been founded in 1791, although there was no connection between the two papers. On 20 October 1822 it was reborn as The Sunday Times, although it had no relationship with The Times. In January 1823, White sold the paper to Daniel Whittle Harvey, a radical politician." (Submitted on December 12, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Newspaper Journalism
 
Categories. CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce
 
Sunday Times Premiere Issue Marker - Wider View, Looking North Towards Fleet Street image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
3. Sunday Times Premiere Issue Marker - Wider View, Looking North Towards Fleet Street
The marker is on the third building on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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