Captain Rees Howell Gronow was a dandy, a debtor, a duellist and a raconteur who lived the high life in Regency London and Paris. He was also a talented writer and his memoirs form the liveliest picture of Regency society ever produced.
Handbill or flyer announcing 'a wager' to find the most entertaining christmas theatrical production or pantomime in east London. The winner is announced on the flyer as Nelson Lee's pantomime at the City Theatre in Grub Street. Grub Street changed it name to Milton Street in 1830 and is located near the present day Moorgate.