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Memorial

The Langham Hotel The Langham Hotel

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

Plaque: The Langham Hotel

Erection date: 19/3/2010

Inscription

City of Westminster
Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle dined here with the publisher of 'Lippincott's Magazine' on 30 August 1889, a meeting that led to 'The Sign of Four' & 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'.

Sherlock Holmes Society of London, Oscar Wilde Society.

The plaque was unveiled by the writer and former MP Gyles Brandreth.

Site: The Langham Hotel (1 memorial)

W1, Portland Place, 1

The plaque is located on the side of the building in Langham Place.

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The Langham Hotel

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The Sign of Four

The second of the Sherlock Holmes novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. O...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The only novel by Oscar Wilde. The eponymous character, after being painted, ...

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Lippincott's Magazine

Monthly magazine. Published in Philadelphia until 1915 when it relocated to N...

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Born in Edinburgh where he trained as a doctor. Extremely successful writer o...

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Oscar Wilde

Born in Dublin as Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills Wilde. 'Importance of Being E...

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The Langham Hotel

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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Gyles Brandreth

Writer, broadcaster and former M.P. Born Gyles Daubeney Brandreth in Germany ...

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