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Samuel Johnson's house Samuel Johnson's house

Plaque: Samuel Johnson's house

Inscription

Dr Samuel Johnson, author, lived here. B. 1709. D. 1784.
{In the border, interleaved with the links of a chain, are the letters of:}
Erected by the Society of Arts

Site: Samuel Johnson's house (2 memorials)

EC4, Gough Square, 17, Dr Johnson's House

The house is a museum, open to the public and contains many pictures of Johnson and his friends. The Barber plaque is on the railings below the Johnson one.

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Samuel Johnson's house

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Dr. Samuel Johnson

Essayist, biographer, lexicographer and speaker of quotes. Born Lichfield, St...

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Samuel Johnson's house

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Royal Society of Arts

Founded as the "Society of Arts" in a purpose built address, 8 John Street, n...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Samuel Johnson's house

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Francis Barber

 The plaque is on the railings below the Royal Society of Arts one.

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