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Camden in Greater London, England, United Kingdom
 

Henry Mayhew

1812 - 1887

 
 
Henry Mayhew Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
1. Henry Mayhew Marker
Inscription.  

Founder of
"Punch"
and author of
"London Labour and
the London Poor"
lived here

 
Erected 1953 by London County Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkCommunications.
 
Location. 51° 31.613′ N, 0° 8.672′ W. Marker is in Camden, England, in Greater London. Marker is on Albany Street, 0.3 kilometers north of Euston Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 Albany Street, Camden, England NW1 4BT, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benny Green (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sidney Bechet (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N. (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Samuel Morse (approx. half a kilometer away); A.W. Hofmann (approx. half a kilometer away); Robert Gascoyne Cecil (approx. half a kilometer away); Sir Charles Eastlake
Henry Mayhew Marker - Wide View, Looking North on Albany Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
2. Henry Mayhew Marker - Wide View, Looking North on Albany Street
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(approx. half a kilometer away); George Bernard Shaw (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Mayhew (Wikipedia). "Henry Mayhew (25 November 1812 – 25 July 1887) was an English social researcher, journalist, playwright and advocate of reform. He was one of the co-founders of the satirical and humorous magazine Punch in 1841, and was the magazine's joint-editor, with Mark Lemon, in its early days. He is also known for his work as a social researcher, publishing an extensive series of newspaper articles in the Morning Chronicle that was later compiled into the book series London Labour and the London Poor (1851), a groundbreaking and influential survey of the city's poor." (Submitted on April 9, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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Feb. 7, 2023