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Charles Dickens' London
Charles Dickens' London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th February 1995 London finance house of Barings collapse after losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson

26th February 1965 Born today: Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)

26th February 1965 Born today: Alison Armitage, London England, actress (Acapulco HEAT)

26th February 1937 C Isherwood/WH Auden's Ascent of F6, premieres in London

26th February 1797 The Bank of England runs out of gold, due to war diminishing gold reserves.go to related location

Oliver Twist's Literary Home



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

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Oliver Twist's Literary Home

Home to the 'Charles Dickens Museum' and 'Oliver Twist'


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