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St Mary Botham

St Mary Botham

'Bothaw' derived from 'boathouse', which makes sense when you remember that before the Embankment was built the Thames used be be a lot closer.  In existence by 1279, it was destroyed in the Great ...

Building, Religion

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Richard Claude Belt

Richard Claude Belt

Sculptor. Born Westminster. Other work in London includes a Queen Anne in St Paul's cathedral (not this one so we think it must be inside).  At Mapping Sculpture we leant that Belt was twice caught...

Person, Sculpture

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Omar Ramsden

Omar Ramsden

Silversmith.  Born Sheffield but spent some of his childhood in America.  Had studios in Chelsea and then Fulham, with a staff of up to 20.  He was a designer and businessman.  There's a suggestion...

Person, Craft / Design, Sculpture, USA

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Sir Otto Beit

Sir Otto Beit

Financier, philanthropist, and art connoisseur.  Born Berlin.  Younger brother to Alfred and made his fortune the same way: mining diamonds.  Came to London in 1896 and took British citizenship.  G...

Person, Industry, Benefactor, Germany

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Culloden - prisoners

Culloden - prisoners

3,470 prisoners were taken, men women and children, and it was decided that they should all be tried in England.  Seven ships carried them from Inverness on 10 June 1746.  Their destinies were vari...

Group, Law, Tragedy, Scotland

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