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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th August 1990 Actress Rachel Hurd-Wood was born in Streatham, London.
17th August 1968 Actress Helen McCrory was born in Paddington, London.
17th August 1798 Medical pioneer Thomas Hodgkin was born in Pentonville, London.
Oliver Twist's Literary Home
Home to the 'Charles Dickens Museum' and 'Oliver Twist'
Location: 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road, WC1N 2LX
Description: 'Charles John Huffam Dickens' (7 February 1812 to 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters.
And so to this very address...
48 Doughty Street off Gray's Inn Road was where he wrote 'Oliver Twist'.
It's now the Charles Dickens Museum.
Tagged in this Tour: London's Best House Museums
Tagged in this Tour: Charles Dickens' London