BLOOMSBURY AND MARYLEBONE

BLOOMSBURY AND MARYLEBONE

Marylebone’s most famous resident (and address) never existed. 221b Baker St. was the fictional lodging house of Sherlock Holmes, but 221 Baker St. is actually the headquarters of the Abbey National Bank. Bloomsbury’s intellectual reputation was bolstered in the early 20th century when Gordon Sq. east of Marylebone, resounded with the philosophizing and womanizing of the Bloomsbury Group, an early 20th-century coterie of intellectuals that included John Maynard Keynes, Bertrand Russell, Lytton Strachey, and Virginia Woolf.

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Le Havre, in France. The single screw was powered by a 168-hp, two-cylinder compound steam engine. The cylinders measured 81.28 cm and 157.48 cm with a 106.68-cm stroke (32 in.and 62 in. with a 42-in stroke). R. and W.

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