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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Thomas Woolner RA

 
 
Thomas Woolner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Thomas Woolner Marker
Inscription.

Sculptor and Poet
lived here
1860 - 1892

 
Location. 51° 31.102′ N, 0° 8.973′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Welbeck Street just south of New Cavendish Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 Welbeck Street, City of Westminster, England, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Young (within shouting distance of this marker); Hector Berlioz (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Patrick Manson (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Pearce (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Edward Gibbon (about 120 meters away); Polish Navy Headquarters (about 150 meters away); James Smithson (about 150 meters away); Sir George Frederic Still (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Woolner (Wikipedia). "Thomas Woolner RA (17 December 1825 – 7 October 1892) was an English sculptor and poet who was one of the founder-members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was the only sculptor among the original members....After participating in the foundation
Thomas Woolner Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Thomas Woolner Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here between the windows, behind the fence.
of the PRB, Woolner emigrated for a period to Australia. He returned to Britain to have a successful career as a sculptor, creating many important public works as well as memorials, tomb sculptures and narrative reliefs. He corresponded with many notable men of the day and also had some success as a poet and as an art dealer." (Submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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