Building    From 1914 

King Edward the Seventh's Galleries

Categories: Museums / Libraries

Building

An extension to the British Museum by the architect Sir John James Burnett.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
King Edward the Seventh's Galleries

Commemorated ati

Edward VII Galleries, British Museum

So, all the sevens then. Eric Gill designed and carved this memorial.

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William Alfred Westropp Foyle

William Alfred Westropp Foyle

Founded Foyles Bookshop in 1903.  Born Shoreditch, the 7th child of a 7th child of a 7th child.  William and brother Gilbert opened their first bookshop in Islington, moved to Peckham and then Ceci...

Person, Commerce, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Humphrey Wanley

Humphrey Wanley

Librarian to the Earl of Oxford, and antiquary.

Person, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Frederic David Mocatta

Frederic David Mocatta

Tycoon and philantropist.  Born London into a Jewish family who came to England from Spain in the 1650s.  Married but childless.  Worked in the family gold-dealing business until 1874 when he gave ...

Person, History, Museums / Libraries, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Chauncy Hare Townshend

Chauncy Hare Townshend

Collector, dilettante, ordained clergyman, mesmerist, and hypochondriac (list from Wikipedia). Born Godalming into a wealthy family. Famous for his 1821 meeting with the poet John Clare (whom he i...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Philanthropy

1 memorial
St Bride Foundation Institute

St Bride Foundation Institute

Established to meet the educational, cultural and social needs of a community working within the burgeoning print industry of the Victorian era.  The Londonphile has visited and photographed the in...

Group, Journalism / Publishing, Museums / Libraries, Theatre

1 memorial