The shoeshine

I used to see several in London some years back but thought that this shoeshine in Burlington Arcade was the only one left. To be sure I checked on the net. This showed, that there are several companies offering shoeshine services at exclusive venues such as some of the Park Lane hotels and Leaden Hall Market. For best viewing click on image to enlarge. Camera Fuji x100s
I used to see several in London some years back but thought that this shoeshine in Burlington Arcade was the only one left. To be sure I checked on the net. This showed, that there are several companies offering shoeshine services at exclusive venues such as some of the Park Lane hotels and Leaden Hall Market.
For best viewing click on image to enlarge.
Camera Fuji x100s
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5 thoughts on “The shoeshine

  1. John October 23, 2014 / 7:05 am

    Poul, it looks like the same guy as I had in my shot some weeks back.

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  2. poulthorsen October 23, 2014 / 7:10 am

    I must have a look back at your pictures. I have seen this chap several years.

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  3. poulthorsen October 23, 2014 / 7:14 am

    I am sure it is the same one. This image was taken last year, but I saw him again last week.

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  4. Andy October 23, 2014 / 8:46 am

    I am totally surprised that the shoeshine stand is still in existence.

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    • poulthorsen October 23, 2014 / 11:30 am

      Hi Andy
      If you look on the net for “shoeshines London” you will see, that it is a thriving busines.

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