Raymond Biswanger Slide Collection
William Makepeace Thackeray: 1853
In 1853, after his return from his first American tour, William Makepeace Thackeray moved from his residence at 13 Young Street to 36 Onslow Square in South Kensington, near Knightsbridge.
Onslow Square, London
Thackeray would live at 36 Onslow Square until 1860, just before his move to his last and most handsome residence at 2 Palace Gardens in Kensington, London.
In his study overlooking the elms in the garden at 36 Onslow Square, Thackeray wrote the last part of The Newcombes, the Lectures on the Four Georges, The Virginians, part of The Adventures of Philip, and some of The Roundabout Papers.
William Makepeace Thackeray House, 36 Onslow Square, South Kensington, London [6 April 1983]