Plaque: Amelia Edwards
Erection date: 19/3/2015
Amelia Edwards, 1831 - 1892, Egyptologist and writer, lived here.
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."