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148-160 LAMBETH ROAD, LAMBETH

148-160 LAMBETH ROAD, LAMBETH

Nos 148-160 (right to left) Lambeth Road, formerly Nos 10-15 Lambeth Terrace. Georgian terraced houses built c.1785 on the north side of Lambeth Road. No.150 was the home from 1798-1803 of the Irish-born lexicographer James Knowles. No.160, the left-hand house, was the home of Sir Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936), the Shakespearean actor and manager who lived here from 1920-36. Greet was a Director of the Old Vic (1914-18) and with his theatrical company, which included Sybil Thorndike, he toured Britain and the USA.Photograph by Sam Lambert.
Details
Collection:Department of Town Planning
Image type:Photograph
Artist:Lambert
Ref:08724
Identifier:LBL/DTP/UD/2/1/12/13
Date:c.1979

#1951 - 1975  #BUILDINGS / ARCHITECTURE  #Department of Town Planning  #HOUSING  #LAMBETH  #Photograph