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Old Westminster Library - head 5 - Milton

Old Westminster Library - 6 heads
Old Westminster Library - head 5 - Milton

The hair seems a bit too curly but the sad eyes are right.

Site: Old Westminster Library - 6 heads (7 memorials)

SW1, Great Smith Street

The foundation stone is immediately to the right of the central entrance.

Above the entrance: "Westminster Public Library, The united parishes of St Margaret and St John the Evangelist, AD 1893". In 1985 this building was threatened with demolition and was only saved by a campaign which brought about theĀ Thorney Island Society.

The Listing identifies the heads for us, and we've numbered them left to right.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Old Westminster Library - head 5 - Milton

Subjects commemorated i

John Milton

Poet, essayist, playwright, historian, and diplomat. Born in the house called...

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Old Westminster Library - head 5 - Milton

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