The commemoration of historians under the blue plaque scheme in London: Howard Spencer

The commemoration of historians under the blue plaque scheme in London Howard Spencer The commemoration of historians under the blue plaque scheme in London Howard Spencer Blue plaques are a familiar feature of the London streetscape; as elegant markers of the links between famous figures and buildings – usually residences – they have been widely […]

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Lived in London: Blue Plaques and the Stories Behind Them edited by Emily Cole

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2009/nov/28/london-plaques-emily-cole-review Lived in London: Blue Plaques and the Stories Behind Them edited by Emily Cole Kathryn Hughes tours the metropolis with an in-depth guide to the city’s past notables Some of London’s blue plaques Naming names . . . some of London’s blue plaques. no credit Kathryn Hughes     Anyone who has ever wondered […]

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A History of Blue Plaques

A History of Blue Plaques A History of Blue Plaques The renowned Blue Plaques scheme came about in 1863 when William Ewart MP proposed it to the House of Commons. The idea gained immediate support and was taken up by the Society of Arts (later to become the Royal Society of Arts) in 1866.   […]

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Philosophy

We have developed our making technique to a very high standard which combines considerable craft skills with an artistic aesthetic. We believe that any distinguished person to be commemorated on a plaque deserves it to be on a product of premium quality. The lettering chosen needs to be highly legible on a material that is […]

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Process

We are the designer and maker of ceramic commemorative blue plaques for the official English Heritage Blue Plaque Scheme. We have made over 300 plaques since 1984 for institutions, civic societies, local authorities, the GLC and private clients. Our main client is English Heritage who first commissioned us in 1994, for whom we have made […]

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