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Sir Ambrose Heal

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Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Sir Ambrose Heal

Person  Male  Born 3/9/1872  Died 15/11/1959

Categories: Commerce, Craft / Design

Furniture designer and retailer. Born at Crouch End. Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art before joining the family firm which ran the Heal & Son department store. He designed the simple, sturdy furniture which was to become the shop's trademark. Knighted in 1933, he died at Beaconsfield.

Had a close relationship with Dodie Smith, one of his employees at the time. His genealogy can be found at Benedict Heal.

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Sir Ambrose Heal

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68501

Heals - north

On the north-most pier of the southern building.

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68491

Heals - south

This plaque is on the last but one southern pier of the southern building. 

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60581

Sir Ambrose Heal

Sir Ambrose Heal, 1872 - 1959, furniture designer, and retailer lived here 19...

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