Picture source: www.london.hotelsoffer.com
A luxury hotel, built on the site of the grounds of Devonshire House. opened in 1927 with King George V and Queen Mary in attendance.
This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
May Fair Hotel
On March 22nd 1927 their Majesties the King and Queen visited the May Fair Ho...
Formed as a trading company but went on to effectively rule India, on behalf of the British. Was involved in the slave trade.
Group, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Indian Sub-continent
In spite of the plaque's claim, there is evidence of a cash dispensing machine being used in Tokyo in 1966. The invention of the British version has been credited to John Shepherd-Barron of the pri...
Event, Commerce, Engineering
In the late 1500s plays were performed in the inn-yard. The Inn was destroyed in the Great Fire.
Building, Commerce, Food & Drink, Theatre
Former slave and businessman. Born in Senegal, (his birth year is approximate). At the age of about six, he was bought and taken to England, where he was presented as a servant to Sir John Phillipp...
Person, Commerce, Race Issues, Africa