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

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Edward VII Galleries, British Museum

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

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Public Record Office

Public Record Office

Known as ‘The Strong Box of the Empire’, the Public Record Office was created as a repository for parliamentary records after the 1834 fire which destroyed much of the Palace of Westminster, where ...

Group, Museums / Libraries, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Andrew Gifford, DD

Andrew Gifford, DD

Non-conformist minister and numismatist. Born Bristol. Became Baptist minister at Little Wild Street (see Samuel Stennett) in 1730 but in 1735 he had to leave when accused by a member of the congre...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Religion

1 memorial
William Ralston Shedden-Ralston

William Ralston Shedden-Ralston

Born York Terrace, Regent’s Park. His strange name seems to be the result of his father's near-illegitimacy and subsequent extensive litigation. Librarian, folklorist and Russian scholar. He gra...

Person, Law, Museums / Libraries, Russia

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