Blue Plaque Gift Range
Bringing Blue Plaques into the home - English Heritage has created a collection of fine bone china dinner plates, mugs, magnets and metal pins directly replicating the blue plaques for Jimi Hendrix; Dame Agatha Christie; Walter Gropius; George Frideric Handel; Tommy Cooper and P.L. Travers.
Celebrating the life and work of the great guitarist and songwriter, our bone china plate and mug replicate the original blue plaque which is on display at the musician’s former London home; 23 brook street.
Dame Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie was one of the best-selling writers of all time and was renowned for her detective novels and her invention of characters; Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. A blue plaque was awarded to her Kensington home where she was known to write some of her most famous novels, our range replicates the original blue plaque and celebrates her work.
Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and László Moholy-Nagy were all designers who taught their knowledge at the Bauhaus, German art school. They are now commemorated with a joint blue plaque at their shared flat, located in Camden, London.
Tommy Cooper was one of Britain’s most loved comedians and became well known for his unlucky magician routine and his signature accessory, a red fez. Our gift range replicates his original blue plaque that can be found at his London family home where he lived for almost 30 years.
George Frideric Handel is known for his operas, oratorios, organ concertos and anthems. Handel’s original blue plaque can be found at his London home, 15 Brook Street, Mayfair. The residence was originally awarded a plaque in 1870, making his the first plaque to be presented to a musician.
While living at 50 Smith Street in Chelsea, London, Travers published the fourth book in her series that featured a very well-known character by the name of Mary Poppins. Travers also negotiated the rights for her books to be turned into the Walt Disney musical that we know and love today. Our blue plaque range replicates the original plaque that is displayed at the author’s former home.