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Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

Ballet dancer. Born Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev on a Trans-Siberian train near Irkutsk, Siberia, while his mother was travelling to Vladivostok. In 1958, he joined the Kirov (later renamed as Marins...

Person, Dance, Seriously Famous, France, Russia

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Desna Allan

Desna Allan

Former chairperson of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Person, Art

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Antoine Watteau

Antoine Watteau

Artist. Born Jean-Antoine Watteau in Valenciennes. In 1702, he moved to Paris and worked as a scene painter at the Opera. He is credited with inventing the genre of 'fêtes galantes', which shows sc...

Person, Art, France

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Francis Bourgeois

Francis Bourgeois

Artist. Born Peter Francis Lewis Bourgeois in London. He became an art dealer and collector in association with Margaret and Noel Desenfans, and with them founded the Dulwich Picture Gallery. In 17...

Person, Art

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Ellen Elizabeth Maud Wright

Ellen Elizabeth Maud Wright

Athlete. There is little information about her. At one time, she lived with her family in South Norwood, at 6 Clifford Road, where her father Tom Wright, had one of his cobblers’ shops. She later e...

Person, Sport / Games, Australia

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Fred Gaisberg

Fred Gaisberg

American musician, recording engineer and one of the earliest classical music producers for the gramophone. Gaisberg concentrated on talent-scouting and persuading performers to make recordings for...

Person, Music / songs, USA

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James Hall (writer)

James Hall (writer)

Writer and journalist. James Hall started the campaign to commemorate the first recording studio after he chanced upon it while researching his novel, The Industry Of Human Happiness, set in the ea...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

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Thomas Phillips Figgis

Thomas Phillips Figgis

Architect. Born in Dublin. He moved to London and established his own practice in 1886. His works include hospitals, schools, and thirteen stations for the City and Southwark Subway (now the Northe...

Person, Architecture, Ireland

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John Pound

John Pound

 Lord Mayor of Tottenham 1904 - 1905,

Person, Politics & Administration

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Frank M. Harvey

Frank M. Harvey

The man on the 1905 plaque is probably not F. Milton Harvey who would have been only 29. Perhaps his father?

Person, Architecture

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