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Character created by Mary Shelley in her eponymous book.

The Somers Town Mural supposedly shows "Head of Frankenstein". We can't see it in the mural but suspect that the head of Frankenstein's monster is what is actually depicted - a common error that we have smugly avoided in our picture.

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Mary Shelley

English Heritage Mary Shelley, 1797-1851, author of Frankenstein, lived here,...

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Percy & Mary Shelley

After their elopement in July 1814 the Shelleys lived here with Claire Clairm...

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Somers Town Mural

This mural was commissioned by the GLC in 1980 and moved to this site by St P...

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