Two images, 129 years apart, of the same street, from the same location.
The view today. Imagine you are standing next to the Royal Court theatre, facing the green entrance doors of St Johns precinct, with the Roe Street bus shelters behind you. That's the viewpoint.
Credits: Photo from LRO [off the online search catalogue] and the illustration from Lancashire Illustrated, W. H Pyne. out of print private copy.