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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th January 1986 The Wapping dispute begins with 6,000 newspaper workers going on strike after protracted negotiation with their employers, News International breaks down.

24th January 1958 Squeeze pianist & TV presenter Jools Holland was born in Blackheath, London.

24th January 1664 Born today: John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)

A unique Victorian Townhouse



A unique Victorian Townhouse

Home to the cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne.

Location: 18 Stafford Terrace, W8 7BH

Description: Linley Sambourne House is a unique example of a late Victorian townhouse. It was also home to the cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne and his family from 1874, surviving with almost all of its furniture and fittings intact.

This site provides an introduction to the House and its collections and to the Sambourne family. You can take a room by room tour of the house and study in detail examples of the decoration and furnishings selected by the family.

This is one for all those historians out there - the House is open to visit from March to December.


Tagged in this Tour: Cartoonists and Illustrators
Tagged in this Tour: Charlie Chaplin's London Tour

Themes: ArchitectureArchitecture Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme
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Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/1311
Credits: http://www.rbkc.gov.uk/linleysambournehouse/general/default.asp

A unique Victorian Townhouse

Home to the cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne.


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