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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th February 1915 Comedian Dick Emery was born in Bloomsbury, London.
19th February 1897 Charles Blondin, French tightrope walker and acrobat died from diabetes in Ealing.
19th February 1838 Jane Alsop's terrifying encounter with Spring Heeled Jack.
19th February 1401 William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London
Oliver Twist's Literary Home
Home to the 'Charles Dickens Museum' and 'Oliver Twist'
Location: 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road, WC1N 2LX
Description: 'Charles John Huffam Dickens' (7 February 1812 to 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters.
And so to this very address...
48 Doughty Street off Gray's Inn Road was where he wrote 'Oliver Twist'.
It's now the Charles Dickens Museum.
Tagged in this Tour: London's Best House Museums
Tagged in this Tour: Charles Dickens' London