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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

William Henry Hunt

 
 
William Henry Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 14, 2018
1. William Henry Hunt Marker
Inscription.  

William
Henry
(Bird's Nest)
Hunt
1790 - 1864
Watercolour Painter
lived here
1820 - 1840


 
Erected 2009 by Marchmont Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the England - London - Marchmont Association Plaques series list.
 
Location. 51° 31.485′ N, 0° 7.511′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Marchmont Street just south of Tavistock Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 Marchmont Street, London Borough of Camden, England WC1N 1AP, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Skinner Prout (here, next to this marker); Charles Fort (here, next to this marker); Welcome to the Marchmont Community Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); William Reeve (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenneth Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Emlyn Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); William Empson (within
William Henry Hunt Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 14, 2018
2. William Henry Hunt Marker - Wide View
Three markers are visible here, from left to right: Charles Fort, William Henry Hunt, and John Skinner Prout.
shouting distance of this marker); Mark Ashton (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Regarding William Henry Hunt. The Marchmont Association website indicates that this plaque was unveiled on November 30, 2009.
 
Also see . . .  William Henry Hunt (painter) (Wikipedia). (Submitted on May 6, 2018.)
 
Additional keywords. Blue Plaque
 
William Henry Hunt Self-Portrait image. Click for full size.
By William Henry Hunt (image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons), circa 1860
3. William Henry Hunt Self-Portrait
"William Henry Hunt (London 28 March 1790 – 10 February 1864), was an English watercolourist....In his lifetime, Hunt earned special notice for the accuracy and fine detail of his still lifes with birds' nests, as with...Primroses and Birds' Nests—so much so that he acquired the nickname "'Bird's Nest' Hunt." - Wikipedia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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