Plaque

William Heath Robinson - Highgate

Erection date: 28/1/2008

Inscription

William Heath Robinson, 1872 - 1944, artist, illustrator and cartoonist known as the 'gadget king', lived here.
Historic Buildings of the London Borough of Haringey

Site: William Heath Robinson - Highgate (1 memorial)

N6, Southwood Avenue, 25

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
William Heath Robinson - Highgate

Subjects commemorated i

William Heath Robinson

Comic artist and illustrator. Born in Finsbury Park. He started his career as...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
William Heath Robinson - Highgate

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London Borough of Haringey

Created in 1965 by the amalgamation of three former boroughs: Hornsey, Wood G...

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