CHRISTIE AND MANSON'S ROOMS, KING STREET, ST. JAMES'S. Large auction rooms for the sale of works of art, established by James Christie, who died in 1803, at the age of seventy-three. The best pictures and works of art are sold here, between April and July, and the place is well worthy of frequent visits.
Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850
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