Person    | Male  Born 1840  Died 1916

William Cleverly Alexander

Categories: Art, Benefactor

William Cleverly Alexander

A wealthy banker and art collector, who bought Aubrey House in 1873 for about £15,000. He was an important patron of Whistler. He died when he fell down the stairs of his country home Heathfield House in Sussex.

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

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William Cleverly Alexander

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Aubrey House

London County Council Aubrey House stands on the site of Kensington Wells an ...

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