Mireille Galinou

ST JOHN'S WOOD

The Eyre Estate, formerly known as the St John’s Wood Estate, commissioned me to catalogue and study their archive. This five year long project (2005-2010) culminated in the publication of Cottages and Villas – The Birth of the Garden Suburb. I also co-ordinated the move of this previously unknown private archive to Westminster City Archives where it may now be consulted.

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Top:: Jim Eyre, the chairman of the .Eyre Estate

at the book launch of 'Cottages and Villas' in the

Long Room at Lord's, 2010 (c) Eyre Estate

 

St John's Wood Villas in the spring

(c) Mireille Galinou

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