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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

William Morris' Red House



William Morris' Red House

Now a National Trust Musuem and well worth a visit

Location: Red House Lane

Description: Completed in 1860, Morris lived here until 1865.

The Red brick house, Arts and Crafts museum and his personal residence.

It was acquired by the National Trust in 2002, and opens to the Public from March to December.

William Morris (24 March 1834 - 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and utopian socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement.

He founded a design firm in partnership with the artist Edward Burne-Jones, and the poet and artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti which profoundly influenced the decoration of churches and houses into the early 20th century.

Tagged in this Tour: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

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William Morris' Red House

Now a National Trust Musuem and well worth a visit


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