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Image for Puck - V&A Museum, Cromwell Gardens, London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespearePuck - V&A Museum, Cromwell Gardens, London, UK

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This statue of Puck, a character in Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream", is on display in the V&A Museum in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2017

last visited: never

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William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare's King Henry Quote - London, UK

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"To carve out dials, quaintly, point by point, Thereby to see the minutes, how they run-- How many makes the hour full complete, How many hours brings about the day, How many days will finish up the year, How many years a mortal man may live."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 3/3/2019

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr - Westminster Abbey, London, UK

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A statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr stands above the west entrance to the Westminster Abbey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmob

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 2/8/2019

Image for Lincoln Memorial Tower - Kennington Road, London, UKview gallery

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Abraham LincolnLincoln Memorial Tower - Kennington Road, London, UK

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Christ Church was completed in 1876 at a cost of £60,000 which also included a tower and spire, paid with American contributions, as a memorial to Abraham Lincoln. The tower is all that remains of the original building due to bombing during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/8/2012

last visited: 7/15/2016

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Abraham LincolnLincoln in London - London, England, UK

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This sculpture of Lincoln is located near the Supreme Court and Westminster Abbey in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 2/9/2019

Image for John F Kennedy - Prince's Gate, London, UKview gallery

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John F. KennedyJohn F Kennedy - Prince's Gate, London, UK

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The house was offered to the United States government as a residence for their ambassador in 1921 and was used as such from 1929-1955. During this time John F Kennedy's father was the ambassador and the family lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: never

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La Famille BonaparteJohn Fox Burgoyne - London, UK

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John Fox Burgoyne was a Second Lieutenant in Britain's Royal Engineers and fought against Napoleon in the Pyrenees, in Egypt during the Rosetta campaign and in Lousiana during the War of 1812!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/12/2012

last visited: 4/5/2019

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La Famille BonaparteColin Campbell - London, UK

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Colin Campbell was Field Marshal of the British Army and fought in several conflicts... including two aspects of the Napoleonic Wars- the War of 1812 and the Peninsula War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2012

last visited: 4/5/2019

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La Famille BonaparteNelson's Column - London, UK

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Nelson's Column honors Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson who died while defeating Napoleon's forces at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2012

last visited: 2/9/2019

Image for Benjamin Franklin House - Craven Street, London, UKview gallery

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Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin House - Craven Street, London, UK

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Benjamin Franklin House is now a museum in London and is the only surviving former home of Benjamin Franklin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Carl Linnaeus and His ApostlesLinnean Society of London - London, England, UK

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The offices for the Linnean Society of London, which traces its history back to Carl Linneaus' original collection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 3/3/2019

Image for George Washington Statue - Trafalgar Square, London, UKview gallery

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George Washington George Washington Statue - Trafalgar Square, London, UK

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This statue of George Washington stands outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: 2/9/2019

Image for Carl Linnaeus Statue - Royal Academy, Burlington Gardens, London, UKview gallery

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Carl Linnaeus and His ApostlesCarl Linnaeus Statue - Royal Academy, Burlington Gardens, London, UK

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This statue of Carl Linnaeus is one of several statues that adorn the north west facade of the Royal Academy in Burlington Gardens. This is one of the statues at low level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/17/2016

last visited: never

Image for William Shakespeare Statue - Leicester Square, London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare Statue - Leicester Square, London, UK

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Located at the centre of Leicester Square is a statue of William Shakespeare that, together with the square, has been renovated in recent years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/10/2014

last visited: 8/1/2015

Image for The Globe Theatre - Park Street, London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespeareThe Globe Theatre - Park Street, London, UK

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Most people are familiar with the current Globe theatre that Sam Wanamaker was instrumental in having built close to the River Thames. This was opened by the Queen in June 1997. A mere 200 metres, to the south east, is where the original stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: never

Image for William Shakespeare - Southwark Cathedral - London, UK.view gallery

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William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare - Southwark Cathedral - London, UK.

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William Shakespeare - Poet, Playwright, & Actor is commemorated by a stained glass window & an Alabaster statue, carved in his likeness, displayed in the South aisle, of Southwark Cathedral, London, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

Image for Shakespeare Bust Wyndham's Theatre - Charing Cross Road, London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespeareShakespeare Bust Wyndham's Theatre - Charing Cross Road, London, UK

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Wyndham's Theatre, which stands on the east side of Charing Cross Road was designed by WGR Sprague and opened in 1899. The theatre is a Grade II* listed building and has a bust of Shakespeare in the pediment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

Image for Shakespeare's Globe - London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespeareShakespeare's Globe - London, UK

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was constructed within a few hundred metres of the original Globe Theatre in London, United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 4/28/2016

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William ShakespeareShakespeare's Head - London, UK

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Shakespeare's Head is a London Pub which overlooks Carnoby Street one of the world's most famous shopping precincts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/27/2012

last visited: 3/10/2016

Image for The Seven Ages of Man Sculpture - London, Englandview gallery

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William ShakespeareThe Seven Ages of Man Sculpture - London, England

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The Seven Ages of Man sculpture is located at the front courtyard of the Baynard House on Queen Victoria Street in the Blackfriars area of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2013

last visited: 5/4/2013

Image for William Shakespeare Plaque - St Andrew's Hill, London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare Plaque - St Andrew's Hill, London, UK

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This City of London blue plaque indicates that William Shakespeare "purchased lodgings in the Blackfriars Gatehouse located near this site" in 1613. The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of St Andrew's Hill at Ireland Yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: never

Image for Vasco da Gama Painting - National Maritime Museum - Greenwich, UKview gallery

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Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama Painting - National Maritime Museum - Greenwich, UK

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Oil painting of Vasco da Gama in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2010

last visited: 7/21/2016

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La Famille BonaparteDutch Bronze Field Gun - London, England, UK

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This Field Gun is located outside the Waterloo Barracks Building at the Tower of London. It was captured at the Battle of Waterloo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/12/2011

last visited: 11/30/2018

Image for Edmond Malone - Langham Street, London, UKview gallery

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William ShakespeareEdmond Malone - Langham Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, placed by the London County Council to Edmond Malone, is on the front of a house on the south east side of Langham Street in London. Malone's claim to fame was investigating the order in which Shakespeare's plays were written.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2014

last visited: never

Image for Napoleon Bonaparte Death Mask - The British Museum, London, UKview gallery

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La Famille BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte Death Mask - The British Museum, London, UK

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This Napoleon Bonarparte death mask is on display in the British Museum in London. The museum is free to enter and is open from 1000-1700hrs, seven days a week. Non-flash photography is allowed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2012

last visited: 7/24/2016

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