Plaque: P. L Travers
Erection date: /5/2018
P. L Travers, 1899 - 1996, author or Mary Poppins, lived and worked here, 1946 - 1962.
Site: P. L Travers (1 memorial)
SW3, Smith Street, 50
We thank our colleague Alan Patient for providing these photos.
The Daily Mail reported that in the 1964 Mary Poppins film this "... house was used as a model for the one lived in by the Banks family..". Another Daily Mail piece reported "She later moved into a property in nearby Shawfield Street, where she lived until her death".