Plaque

Sir Henry Cole - NW3

Inscription

Sir Henry Cole lived here 1879 - 1880. He originated the custom of sending Christmas cards and was largely responsible for the foundation of the Kensington Museum. He was also a great postal reformer.
Erected by the Hampstead Plaque Fund

Site: Sir Henry Cole - NW3 (1 memorial)

NW3, Elm Row, 3

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Sir Henry Cole - NW3

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Christmas cards

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Sir Henry Cole

Born Bath. Secretary of the Department of Science and Art. He originated the ...

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Sir Henry Cole - NW3

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Heath & (Old) Hampstead Society / Hampstead Plaque Fund

The Hampstead Plaque fund was set up, many years ago, by Ralph Wade and has b...

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