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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th February 1915 Comedian Dick Emery was born in Bloomsbury, London.
19th February 1897 Charles Blondin, French tightrope walker and acrobat died from diabetes in Ealing.
19th February 1838 Jane Alsop's terrifying encounter with Spring Heeled Jack.
19th February 1401 William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
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