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London in Camden, 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 London, England, in Camden. 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, London, England WC1E, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Britain Memorial (approx. 2 kilometers away); To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); Trial of William Wallace (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); Tower Hill Execution Site (approx. 3.8 kilometers away); London Wall (approx. 3.9 kilometers away); House of John Keats (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); George Orwell House (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Toll Gate House (approx. 6.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
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
Marker at Corner of Building image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 15, 2013
2. Marker at Corner of Building
1848. They held their 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 July 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 56 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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