The Seven Dials Trust’s People’s Plaques bring to light fascinating people and institutions from the very local to the international, who have made a contribution to the area and, in some cases, nationally and internationally.
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Born in the Black Horse Inn on Long Acre, Thomas Stothard RA was one of the foremost history painters of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He is also remembered as the most prolific book illustrator of the time.
The British Lying-In Hospital was London's first dedicated maternity hospital. Midwifery pioneers and campaigners Zepherina Veitch and Dame Rosalind Paget trained there and went on to establish midwifery as a profession.
The Golden Hind (more specifically a wounded female deer) is the symbol of the ancient Parish of St Giles-in-the-Fields. The Seven Dials Trust has used it, in a circle representing the Dials, as a motif on all street furniture.