Plaque: Edward Lear - Stratford Place
Erection date: 12/5/2012
From 1859 to 1868 the poet, painter and traveller, Edward Lear, 1812 - 1888, made a house on this site his London home and studio.
City of Westminster
Lear Bicentenary 2012
Site: Edward Lear - Stratford Place (1 memorial)
W1, Stratford Place, 15
The BBC report of the unveiling contains a limerick composed and read by a Westminster councillor at the event. This demonstrates that limerick-writing is a skill best left to the few, like Lear, who can do it with panache.