Plaque

Oscar Wilde - SW3

Inscription

Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, wit and dramatist lived here.
London County Council

Site: Oscar Wilde - SW3 (1 memorial)

SW3, Tite Street, 34

2020: One of the flats in this house is up for sale (1.6m, since you asked) and the estate agent provide this information: "The playwright moved into the flat with his wife, children’s author Constance Lloyd, in 1885 when it was newly-built, and lived there for 10 years. It is said that the property is where they welcomed famous guests such as John Singer Sargent, Frank Miles, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. More importantly, it is also the place where Wilde penned his novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” as well as his play “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Over the years, the property has been divided into smaller flats..."

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

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Oscar Wilde

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