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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st September 1906 Born today: Derrick De Marney, London England, actor (Inheritance)
21st September 1849 Born today: Edmund Gosse, London, translator/critic (Father and Son)
Francis Bacon's Drug Bust
Francis Bacon's flat and studio.
Location: 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
Description: Figurative painter Francis Bacon lived and worked in a studio at this house during his turbulent 1960's and early 1970's phase.
It's where his lover George Dyer planted cannabis and Bacon was subsequently arrested.