Fiction    From 1902 

Peter Pan

The character first appeared in print in Barrie's 1902 novel 'The Little White Bird'. Barrie had huge success with the 'Peter Pan' play, first presented on stage in 1904 at the Duke of York's Theatre. He turned it into a novel, 'Peter Pan and Wendy', in 1911 and then in 1929, he gave the valuable copyright to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

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Peter Pan

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Great Ormond Street Hosp. - Peter Pan

In 2005, after our photo, Tinkerbell was added to the statue, fluttering up t...

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J.M. Barrie - WC1

Sir James Matthew Barrie, Bart. OM, 1860 - 1937, novelist, dramatist and crea...

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

The first Peter Pan, Nina Boucicault, (always a woman) modelled for the statu...

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A. A. Milne

A. A. Milne

Author. Born Henley House, Mortimer Road, Kilburn. Best known as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin, named after his son. Died at his home in Hartfield, Sussex, on the edge of Ash...

Person, Children, Literature, Seriously Famous

2 memorials
Priscilla Wakefield

Priscilla Wakefield

Born Priscilla Bell in Tottenham. Quaker philanthropist and author of feminist economics, scientific subjects, travel, children's non-fiction. Best known book was 'The Juvenile Travellers' which ha...

Person, Children, Gender Issues, Race Issues, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Effie Bourne Taylour

Effie Bourne Taylour

One of the 11 "children of England" present on 7th July 1933 when The Princess Royal laid a foundation stone for a nurses home for the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

Person, Children

1 memorial
David Copperfield Children's Library

David Copperfield Children's Library

Founded by the American Rev. J. Brett Langstaff.  The picture is from 1947. The New York Times, 19 March 1922 carries a letter reporting on a performance of a play for the benefit of this library....

Group, Children, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial