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Destination: Eaton Square

Posted in - london, photography, vivien leigh on February 18th 2011 4 Comments

I met up with my friend Riikka today for lunch in Leicester Square. Our plan was to go see the High Society exhibit at the Wellcome Collection. But first, we decided to take a little detour to Eaton Square to snap some photos! This time, we didn’t even have to ask to go in the garden. The nice security guard asked if we wanted to go in and snap some photos. I think the people that patrol the area are a lot more friendly than the people who actually live there.

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  • Casee Marie - Reply

    February 18, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    You both look gorgeous! These pictures are so charming. And did you get to the exhibit? It sounds rather interesting.

    • Kendra - Reply

      February 18, 2011 at 10:59 pm

      We did make it, and it was interesting! As is the rest of the museum :)

  • Ric - Reply

    February 19, 2011 at 12:11 am

    Well if I was the guard there..I would be friendly also and offer a hot spot o tea .

  • […] 54 Eaton Square — This flat (flat D) in one of the most expensive neighborhoods in London, was purchased by the Oliviers in 1958. After their divorce, as part of the settlement, Larry continued to pay rent on the flat so that Vivien and Jack Merivale could continue to live in London in style. Vivien Leigh died here in July 1967. Today, Academy Award-winning actress Louise Rainer occupies No. 54 and the bench Gertrude Hartley dedicated to Vivien upon her death still sits in the garden. You can see more photos of Eaton Square here. […]

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