Plaque

Chiswick Square

Inscription

The houses each side were built about 1680. Boston House built in 1740, on the site of a previous mansion lies in the picturesque old square behind large iron gates.
Into this garden Thackeray in "Vanity Fair" describes Becky Sharp as throwing the dictionary.

Site: Chiswick Square (1 memorial)

W4, Chiswick Square, 1

Our photograph manages to exclude the Great West Road which is constantly thundering nearby.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Chiswick Square

Subjects commemorated i

Becky Sharp

The main character of William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical novel Vanity Fa...

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Vanity Fair

Novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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William Thackeray

Novelist. Born Calcutta, full name William Makepeace Thackeray.  Best known f...

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