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William Blake the engraver’s apprentice

The site of the workshop of the engraver James Basire, to whom visionary artist William Blake was apprenticed, 1772-1779

William Blake’s radical printmaking technique

The site where radical English poet, painter and engraver, William Blake, lived with his wife Catherine for five years, and where he developed his revolutionary printmaking technique.

William Blake’s angel-filled tree on Peckham Rye

Where William Blake, at the age of 8, saw a vision of a tree “filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.”

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Horsemonger Lane Gaol

Newington Gardens offers a pleasant afternoon stroll in Southwark, however, the park has a long history. Between the years 1791 and 1799, Horsemonger lane goal – one of Southwark’s biggest prisons – operated on this site.