Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Whitechapel Road

There’s plenty of history within a short distance of this part of Whitechapel; the next on my short list is at the junction of Fulbourne Road, in the midst of the Whitechapel Market. The upstairs rooms of a building adjacent to the thriving street market on this junction – now a clothing store with a snooker club upstairs – was the unlikely place at which three Russians attended the fifth Congress of the Russian Social Democratic Party in May 1907. Their names: Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin.

(You can find more photos from Whitechapel in my photo stream.)

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