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Amelia Edwards Amelia Edwards

Plaque: Amelia Edwards

Erection date: 19/3/2015

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Amelia Edwards, 1831 - 1892, Egyptologist and writer, lived here.
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Site: Amelia Edwards (1 memorial)

WC1, Wharton Street, 19

At the unveiling Professor Sir Christopher Frayling said "This blue plaque marks the family home where she came to maturity as a writer, and where she displayed the appetite for knowledge and learning on which her pioneering work on Egyptology was based."

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Amelia Edwards

Egyptologist, novelist, journalist, traveller. Born Colebrook Row, Islington....

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