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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

Top Art-related places to visit in London.



From Hogarth's bawdy depictions of London slime to fine art and views of the Thames, London's always said cheese to every warts and all snapshot smiled for. Many great artists have spent some time in London, and many great works still exist. Be creative.

TOP 10 ART RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE ART SIGHTS:

11. Boy with a Dolphin @ NW side of Albert Bridge
12. Banksy Blur Crazy Beat @ Stoke Newington Church Street, London
13. Girl with a Dolphin @ North East side of Tower Bridge
14. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
15. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
16. JMW Turner died here @ 6 Davis's Place, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
17. Brockley Stone Circle @ Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham
18. Bridge That Curls Up Into a Ball @ Paddington Basin, London
19. Sergeant Pepper Covered @ 4 Chelsea Manor Studios, 1 Flood Street, Chelsea
20. Banksy's Tesco Pledge @ Essex Road, Islington, London
21. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
22. Sculptor Epstein lived here @ 50 Baldwins Hill, Loughton, Essex
23. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
24. Wellcome to Bleigiessen @ 215 Euston Road, London
25. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
26. One Nation under CCTV @ Newman Street, London
27. Painter Harold Knight lived here @ 16 Langford Place, St Johns Wood, London
28. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
29. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
30. Hogarth's Southwark Fair @ Borough High Street, Southwark
31. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
32. Old Slaughter's Coffee House @ 77 St Martins Lane, London
33. Pepe's Polka Dot House @ 99 Talbot Road, Notting Hill
34. Banksy Up the Wall @ Pollard Street, Bethnal Green, London
35. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
36. Banksy's Bullet Proof Cherub @ Old Street, London
37. Artist Walter Sickert lived here @ 6 Mornington Crescent, Camden, London
38. London Orphan Asylum @ Lower Clapton Road, London
39. Mauleverer Road Mural @ Mauleverer Road
40. Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock @ 517 High Road, Leytonstone, London
41. The Spirit of Soho @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
42. Salvador Dali in his Diving Suit @ 5 Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly
43. Vincent Van Gogh lived here @ 87 Hackford Road, Lambeth, London
44. Out of Our Heads LP Cover @ 9 Mason's Yard, St James, London
45. Rossetti's Chelsea Menagerie @ 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
46. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
47. Colosseum of Regent Park @ Cambridge Gate, Regent's Park, London
48. Comedy and Tragedy @ Gilbert Bridge, Barbican, London
49. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
50. The Foundling Museum @ 40 Brunswick Square, London
51. Underground Art and Crime Free @ Leake Street, Lower Marsh
52. Dennis Severs House @ 18 Folgate Street, London
53. Hackney Peace Carnival Mural @ Dalston Lane, London
54. Kenwood House @ Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, London
55. Antonio Canaletto lived here @ 41 Beak Street, Soho
56. Alphabet Street @ Middlesex Street, Aldgate
57. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
58. Quantum Cloud @ Greenwich Peninsula, London
59. The Colony Room @ 41 Dean Street, Soho, London
60. Home to a Classic Animated TV @ Festing Road, Putney
61. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
62. Sarum Chase and Cruella de Vil @ 23 West Heath Road, Hampstead
63. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London
64. Saucy Postcarder McGill's House @ 5 Bennett Park, Blackheath, London
65. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
66. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
67. Campoli Presti @ 223 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green
68. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
69. Langan's Restaurant @ Stratton Street, Piccadilly
70. Splash Mural @ Glenelg Road
71. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
72. The National Gallery @ Trafalgar Square
73. The Roundhouse @ Chalk Farm Road, London
74. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
75. The Cable Street Mural @ 236 Cable Street, London
76. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
77. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
78. Stockwell War Memorial Mural @ Clapham Road
79. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
80. Arty Langthorne Park @ Birch Grove, Leyton
81. Comic Shenanigans @ 35 Little Russell Street
82. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
83. Torrigiano's Henry VII tomb @ Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London
84. Nuclear Dawn Mural @ Coldharbour Lane
85. Rembrandt's House @ 28 Mallord Street, Chelsea
86. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
87. Whistler's Nocturne @ The River Thames, by Battersea Bridge
88. Harrow College of Art @ Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
89. Stockwell Park Walk @ Nr Brixton Academy
90. Joshua Reynolds lived here @ 10-11 Great Newport Street, London
91. Artist Millais Lived & Died here @ 2 Palace Gate, Kensington, London
92. Art, Ethics and Chilled Music @ Richmond Road, Dalston
93. Brixton Train Station Murals @ 32 Brixton Station Road
94. Byam Shaw School of Art @ 70 Campden Street, Kensington
95. Painter Richard Dadd lived here @ 15 Suffolk Street, Westminster, London
96. Riders of the Apocalypse @ Sanford Street, Cold Blow Lane, Lewisham, London
97. The Fitzrovia Mural @ Whitfield Gardens, Fitzrovia, London
98. The Gallery Soho @ 125 Charing Cross Road
99. Adventures in Slade Gardens @ Nr Lorn Road
100. Art with a Global Perspective @ 2a Fortis Green
101. Thomas Rowlandson's studio @ 16 John Adam Street, Adelphi, London
102. Art, Alcohol and a Lost Great @ Eyre Street Hill
103. Mad Jack Fuller died here @ 36 Devonshire Place, London
104. George Romney's House @ 5 Holly Bush Hill, Hampstead
105. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
106. Dulwich Picture Gallery @ Gallery Road, Dulwich, London
107. The Courtauld Institute of Art @ Somerset House, Strand, London
108. The Elephant Tavern @ 119 Fenchurch Street, London
109. Claude Monet's London @ St Thomas's Hospital, Waterloo Bridge, London
110. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street