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

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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.

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

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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)

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 ref...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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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