Not far from the theatres, still on the north side of the Strand, is the world-famous Stanley Gibbons stamp shop.Stanley Gibbons. Photo taken April 2012.
Their website shows what the shop looked like in the late-nineteenth century, when it was at 391 Strand:
Stanley Gibbons, founded in 1856, on the late-Victorian Strand. Images from the Stanley Gibbons website.
Interior of Stanley Gibbons. Images from the Stanley Gibbons website.