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Edward Lear - Stratford Place Edward Lear - Stratford Place

Plaque: Edward Lear - Stratford Place

Erection date: 12/5/2012

Inscription

From 1859 to 1868 the poet, painter and traveller, Edward Lear, 1812 - 1888, made a house on this site his London home and studio.
City of Westminster
Lear Bicentenary 2012
 

Site: Edward Lear - Stratford Place (1 memorial)

W1, Stratford Place, 15

The BBC report of the unveiling contains a limerick composed and read by a Westminster councillor at the event.  This demonstrates that limerick-writing is a skill best left to the few, like Lear, who can do it with panache.

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Edward Lear - Stratford Place

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Edward Lear

Born Bowman's Lodge, (now Bowman's Mews), the penultimate of 21 children. Art...

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Edward Lear - Stratford Place

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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