Thomas de Quincey, London
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
N 51° 30.733 W 000° 07.202
30U E 699833 N 5710719
Quick Description: Thomas De Quincey (1785 – 1859) wrote his most famous work, "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" at this address.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/1/2011 6:45:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMC6JY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 7

Long Description:

The writer Thomas De Quincey (1785 – 1859) wrote his most famous work, "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" (Wikipedia entry) at this address.

You can find "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" online at Project Gutenberg

The plaque reads

THOMAS de QUINCEY 1785-1859 wrote Confessions of an English Opium Eater in this house

The building is now a restaurant.

Blue Plaque managing agency: Greater London Council

Individual Recognized: Thomas de Quincey

Physical Address:
36 Tavistock Street
London, UK
WC2E 7PB


Web Address: [Web Link]

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