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Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones

Plaque: Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones

Erection date: 1911

Inscription

In this house lived in 1851, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, poet and painter, and from 1856 to 1859, William Morris, poet and artist, and Sir Edward C. Burne-Jones, painter.
LCC 1911

What a delight - a quality plaque that isn't round and blue.

Site: Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones (1 memorial)

WC1, Red Lion Square, 17

This house (then number 8) was the centre of a circle of artists and writers in the late 1850s. The furniture company Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, to become Morris & Co,, known by Morris as "the Firm" was started here. This later had an outlet at 264 (later 449) Oxford Street, opened in 1877.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones

Information Subjects commemorated

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Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Painter. Born Birmingham, his mother dying as a result of his birth. Met his ...

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William Morris

Designer, author and visionary socialist.  Born Elm House, Walthamstow, Essex...

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Poet & painter. Born 38 Charlotte Street, son of an Italian political refugee...

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Rossetti, Morris and Burne-Jones

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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