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

Randolph Caldecott

1846-1886

 
 
Randolph Caldecott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
1. Randolph Caldecott Marker
Inscription.
Artist and
Book Illustrator
lived here

 
Erected 1977 by Greater London Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.085′ N, 0° 7.583′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Great Russell Street just east of Coptic Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 Great Russell Street, London Borough of Camden, England WC1B 3PA, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Museum Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plough (within shouting distance of this marker); Topham and Lady Diana Beauclerk (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Bertrand Russell (about 150 meters away); Thomas Henry Wyatt (about 180 meters away); Lord Eldon (about 240 meters away); Charles Kitterbell (about 240 meters away); Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
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1. Who Was Randolph Caldecott? (Randolph Caldecott Society UK). "Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886) transformed the world of children's books in the Victorian era. Children eagerly awaited the two books illustrated by him, priced at a shilling each, which came out each Christmas for eight years....Randolph's output, however, ranged wider than this: he
Randolph Caldecott Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
2. Randolph Caldecott Marker - Wide View
illustrated novels and accounts of foreign travel; he made humorous drawings depicting hunting and fashionable life; he drew cartoons and he made sketches of the famous inside Parliament and out of it; he also exhibited sculptures and paintings in oil and watercolour in the Royal Academy and galleries." (Submitted on October 26, 2017.) 

2. Randolph Caldecott (Wikipedia). "Randolph Caldecott (22 March 1846 – 12 February 1886) was an English artist and illustrator, born in Chester. The Caldecott Medal was named in his honour. He exercised his art chiefly in book illustrations. His abilities as an artist were promptly and generously recognised by the Royal Academy. Caldecott greatly influenced illustration of children's books during the nineteenth century. Two books illustrated by him, priced at a shilling each, were published every Christmas for eight years." (Submitted on October 26, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Illustration from <i>Ride a Cock-Horse to Banbury Cross</i> image. Click for full size.
By Randolph Caldecott, 1916
3. Illustration from Ride a Cock-Horse to Banbury Cross
Illustration from <i>The House that Jack Built</i> image. Click for full size.
By Randolph Caldecott, 1916
4. Illustration from The House that Jack Built
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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