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24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
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William Morris' House & Gallery
William 'Wallpaper' Morris's home turned gallery.
Location: Lloyd Park, Forest Road, London, E17 4PP
Description: William Morris, Designer, Craftsman, Writer and Socialist, lived and worked here between 1848 to 1856, in this former Water House, a substantial Georgian dwelling of about 1750 which is set in its own extensive grounds (now Lloyd Park).
Now it is The William Morris Gallery - the only public museum devoted to this country's best known and most versatile designer, with internationally important collections illustrating Morris's life, achievements and influence.
Tagged in this Tour: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Tagged in this Tour: London's Best House Museums