London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
John Skinner Prout
1805 - 1876
1838 to 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° 31.487′ 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: 43 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. William Henry Hunt (here, next to this marker); Charles Fort (a few steps from 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 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.
More about this marker. According to the Marchmont Association website, the marker was dedicated on November 30, 2009.
During the warmer months of the year the view of the marker may be obscured by the leaves on the tree in front of the building.
Also see . . . John Skinner Prout (Wikipedia). "John Skinner Prout (1805–1876), painter, writer, lithographer and art teacher was born on 19 December 1805 in Plymouth, Devon, England....On 3 December 1838 in London Prout was elected a member of the New Society of Painters in water colours....Prout emigrated to Sydney in 1840, accompanied by his wife and their eight children, hoping to pursue a career in Australia as a professional artist and printer. Amongst the possessions that he brought with him to the colony of New South Wales was a lithographic press, which enabled him to set up the 'J. S. Prout and Co. Australian Lithographic Establishment.'..." (Submitted on May 8, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.