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Frankenstein

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.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Frankenstein

Commemorated atInformation

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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Other Subjects

Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Television programme broadcast by BBC One since 1963. It was originally intended to be an educational programme using time travel as a means to explore scientific ideas and famous moments in histor...

Fiction, Fictional, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio

7 memorials
Yoda

Yoda

Character in the Star Wars series. In the original films, he trains Luke Skywalker to fight against the Galactic Empire, and in the prequel films, he serves as the Grand Master of the Jedi Order. T...

Person, Cinema, Fictional

1 memorial
Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

Children's storybook character. The creation of A.A. Milne, inspired by the teddy bear, made in Acton, belonging to his son Christopher Robin. The toy was named 'Winnie' after a Canadian black bear...

Fiction, Children, Fictional, Literature

1 memorial
Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Fictional boy wizard. Hero of seven novels by J. K. Rowling. They have all been filmed with Daniel Radcliffe playing the lead role. As at 2018, worldwide sales of the books exceed 500 million. 'Har...

Fiction, Fictional

1 memorial
Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

Originally named Sheridan Hope, then Sherringford Holmes and finally Sherlock Holmes. Created by Arthur Conan Doyle, the first story was begun in 1886.

Fiction, Fictional, Seriously Famous

7 memorials