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

Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

 
 
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 15, 2013
1. Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Marker
Inscription.
In this house
the
Pre-Raphaelite
Brotherhood
was founded
in 1848

 
Erected by English Heritage.
 
Location. 51° 31.202′ N, 0° 7.808′ W. Marker is in Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Gower Street and Gower Mews, on the right when traveling south on Gower Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Gower Street, Borough of Camden, England WC1E, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Bombing Raid of September 24th, 1917 (approx. half a kilometer away); Sir John Barbirolli C.H. (approx. half a kilometer away); The Queens Larder (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Karl Marx (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); David Bowie (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Dr. Joseph Rogers (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Keith Moon (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Borough of Camden.
 
Regarding Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. The Pre-Raphaelite artistic movement was formed by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, and others in September 1848. They held their
Marker at Corner of Building image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 15, 2013
2. Marker at Corner of Building
first meeting in Millais’s home at 83 Gower Street, near Bedford Square in London. (The street has since been renumbered, so the address today is 7 Gower Street.)
 
Also see . . .  The Pre-Raphaelites. An overview of the Pre-Raphaelite movement by Jennifer Meagher (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York). (Submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Building Seen from Across Gower Street image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 15, 2013
3. Building Seen from Across Gower Street
One of the Best Known Pre-Raphaelite Works image. Click for full size.
By Wikimedia Commons
4. One of the Best Known Pre-Raphaelite Works
John Everett Millais, a co-founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, completed Ophelia in 1852. It depicts the character by that name in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, just before she drowns.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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