Plaque

Sir William Orpen

Lane and Orpen
Sir William Orpen

Erection date: 1978

Inscription

Sir William Orpen 1878 - 1931, painter lived here.
Greater London Council

Site: Lane and Orpen (2 memorials)

SW5, South Bolton Gardens, 8

Lane and Orpen were distant cousins and rented this house together in 1907. The Lane plaque is above, Orpen below, with a little window between. 

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

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Sir William Orpen

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Sir William Orpen

Painter. Born William Newenham Montague Orpen at Oriel, Blackrock, County Dub...

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Sir William Orpen

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Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could...

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Sir Hugh Lane

Sir Hugh Lane

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