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Rossetti & Swinburne Rossetti & Swinburne

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Alan Patient of

Plaque: Rossetti & Swinburne


Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1828 - 1882, and Algernon Charles Swinburne, 1837 - 1909, lived here.
London County Council

Site: Rossetti & Swinburne (1 memorial)

SW3, Cheyne Walk, 16

Rossetti kept a menagerie in his back garden, much to the annoyance of his neighbours. It included a bull, a white peacock, a kangaroo, a raccoon and a wombat which had a liking for ladies’ hats. Consequently local house leases now forbid the keeping of such creatures.

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Rossetti & Swinburne

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Poet & painter. Born 38 Charlotte Street, son of an Italian political refugee...

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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Born 7 Chester Street, Chelsea. Poet associated with the Pre-Raphaelites. He ...

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Rossetti & Swinburne

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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