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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

The Sketch Club



The Sketch Club

One of the oldest drawing clubs in Britain.

Location: 7 Dilke Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 3JE

Description: The London Sketch Club is an historic graphic artists' club located right in the heart of London's Chelsea.

Although over 100 years old, it still remains one of city's best-kept secrets, forming a link with the artists, illustrators and writers of a century ago.

Former illustrious members include Cecil Aldin, HM Bateman, Arnold Beauvais, Tom Browne, Edmund Dulac, Dudley Hardy, John Hassall, Phil May, Alfred Leete, Christopher Nevinson, George Parlby,
James Pryde, Charles Robinson, and
Heath Robinson.

In the reception room there is a frieze of silhouettes of past and present members surrounds the room which also features, amongst other curiosities, an original cell door from Newgate prison.

Tagged in this Tour: Cartoonists and Illustrators

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The Sketch Club

One of the oldest drawing clubs in Britain.


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