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Sir Walter Besant

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
1. Sir Walter Besant Marker
Inscription.  
Sir Walter Besant
Novelist
Historian of London
Secretary of the Palestine Exploration Fund
Originator of the People’s Palace
and
Founder of the Society of Authors
This Monument is Erected
by
His Grateful Brethren in Literature
Born 14th August 1836 – Died 9th June 1901

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 51° 30.583′ N, 0° 7.097′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Victoria Embankment just from Savoy Street, on the right when traveling north. Located next to Waterloo Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England WC2R 0BP, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Foundation Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station (within shouting distance of this marker); British Broadcasting Company Studios (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Raikes (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Westminster, London Memorial Garden
Sir Walter Besant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 30, 2018
2. Sir Walter Besant Marker
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(about 150 meters away); Britain In Bloom (about 180 meters away); Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Tree (about 180 meters away); The Fountain Tavern (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Walter Besant on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 30, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Internet Archive
3. Sir Walter Besant
Engraved by G. Kruell, Photographed by Elliott & Fry from The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine Vol. XL, No. 2, June 1890.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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