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Charles Dickens' London
Charles Dickens' London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th February 2008 Mohammed Al Fayed accuses Prince Philip and Prince Charles of killing Diana and Dodi.

18th February 1917 Born today: Phyllis Calvert, London, actress (Man in Grey)

18th February 1901 Born today: Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)

18th February 1775 Born today: Thomas Girtin, London, artist/watercolorist

Illustrator Charles Keeping



Illustrator Charles Keeping

This is where illustrator Charles Keeping lived.

Location: 16 Church Road, Shortlands, Bromley, BR2 0HP

Description: This is where revered illustrator Charles Keeping (1924-1988) lived from 1960 to his death in 1988.

Keeping illustrated more than one hundred books (including the entire novels of Dickens) and his lithographs have been exhibited around the world including the 1958 International Exhibition of Lithography at Cincinnati.

His prints can be seen at the Victoria and Albert Museum and here at The Keeping Gallery in Shortlands.

Charles Keeping won awards for illustrations (including Kate Greenaway and Carnegie Medals) particularly in children's books.

The gallery and museum here is well worth a visit to see the work of both Charles & his wife Renate Keeping preserved in their actual family home. Visit their web site to arrange a visit.


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Illustrator Charles Keeping

This is where illustrator Charles Keeping lived.


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