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The Grosvenor Gallery
51°30'24.7"N
0°08'19.1"W
One of London's most prestigious galleries from 1877 to 1890. It featured works from the aesthetic movement. (Chapter 1) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/the-grosvenor-…-final-project/
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Whitechapel51.514246-0.070709
Whitechapel, an impoverished area east of the City of London, is the Victorian London "poster-child” for crime and corruption. First mentioned as an area Lady Agatha wants to charitably mend with the sounds of elitist music, soon becomes Dorian’s stomping ground for painting the final details on his self-reflective portrait with a crooked and corrupt brush stained by vanity and self-indulgence (Chapters 2-3, 11). http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/whitechapel/
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Curzon Street51.506888-0.14794
Lord Henry worked and walked along Curzon Street, which was known as a place for many people to work domestic jobs and was home to many rich citizens. There are accounts of theft in the old bailey online archive talking about many accounts of theft among the street. Lord Henry's uncle lives along that street http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/curzon-street/
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Orleans Club (King St)51.511725-0.124428
Lord Henry is about to leave the company of Basil and Dorian to meet a fellow at the club, when Dorian protests and says that if Henry leaves, he will too. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/the-orleans-club-king-st/
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The Albany (in Piccadilly)51.508806-0.14573
The Albany (in Piccadilly), apartment complex mostly home to bachelors. Lord Henry visits his uncle, Lord Fermor, an older bachelor who lives at the Albany. Fermor tells Henry about Dorian's family history. (Chapter 3) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/the-albany-in-piccadilly/
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Burlington Street51.509109-0.140236
After Lord Henry finds out about Dorian Gray's family history from his uncle Lord Fermor, Lord Henry walks through the Burlington Arcade onto Burlington Street, toward the direction of Berkeley Square. The reason why Lord Henry walks through these streets toward Berkeley Square is because he is to have lunch with his Aunt Agatha. (Chapter 3). http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/11/28/burlington-street-and-arcade/
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Berkeley Square51.509605-0.145829
Berkeley Square, the location of Lady Agatha’s home, is a wealthy area in London's West End with an extensive history of building and rebuilding. The square's association with the upper middle class suggests how disconnected Lady Agatha’s world is from that of the people living in the East End (Chapter 3). http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/berkeley-square/
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Mayfair 51.51166-0.147884
Mayfair, wealthy area of London where Lord Henry's house is located, where Dorian first informs him of his love for Sibyl Vane, a promising young actress. (Chapter 4) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/mayfair/
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Wardour Street51.5132489-0.1360974
Henry apologizes to Dorian for being late because he was bargaining for a brocade at Wardour Street (Chapter 4).http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/wardour-street-2/
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Piccadilly51.508388-0.139121
Piccadilly runs just north of Green Park and Buckingham Park, which both surround Buckingham Palaca. Piccadilly was a wealthy main street on which many mansions and wealthy shops were built. Piccadilly is also the street on which the Royal Academy is on, thus proving the Piccadilly area to be extremely wealthy and well cultured. In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dorian tells Lord Henry how when he walks down Piccadilly or lounges in Green Park, he is constantly looking at each person that passes him in hopes of discovering true beauty. One night, Dorian tells Lord Henry, he decides to wander eastward into the grimy parts of London, which is where he discovers Sibyl Vane. (Chapter 4) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/03/piccadilly-2/
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Theatre Royal, Holborn51.518311-0.114484
Theatre (since burned down) where Sibyl preforms female roles in Shakespeare plays. Dorian is first transfixed by her acting ability but soon somes to find her detestable. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/holborn-theatre-royal/
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The Bristol (in Burlington Gardens)51.509947-0.140485
An expensive hotel in London where the gossip surrounding Dorian's engagement to Sybil. Lord Henry starts to poke at Dorian's mind and play with the thought of "marraige" with Sybil. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/the-bristol/
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Euston Road
51°31'35.3"N
0°08'00.4"W
One of the restidental streets near Euston Station. Sibyl Vane's family's apartment is on Euston Road. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/euston-road-final-project/
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Hyde Park51.5086° N0.1636° W
Dorian and Lord Henry discuss the Park multiple times and the observation of life they make there. It is also mentioned by other characters about how upscale it is.(Chap 3 -5) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/11/16/the-park-hyde-park/ ‎
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Achilles Statue 51.504687-0.152757
Jim and Sibyl walk towards the Achilles Statue during their walk in Hyde Park. The statue, otherwise known as the Wellington Monument, recieved a lot of controversy when it was first built because it was the first nude statue displayed publicly in London. (Chapter 5) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/achilles-statue/
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Marble Arch51.513137-0.158561
Jim and Sibyl hail an omnibus at the Marble Arch. Historically, only members of the royal family can pass through the arch in ceremonial procession, but Jim and Sibyl leave from here to return to their "shabby home" on Euston Road. (Chapter 5) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/marble-arch-3/
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Rupert Street
51°30'40.8"N
0°07'58.7"W
Center of London, Dorian eats dinner on Rupert Street before he goes to see Sibyl's play. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/rupert-street/
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Covent Garden
51°30'42.2"N
0°07'23.4"WWhere Dorian goes after breaking things off with Sibyl. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/covent-garden/
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Hoxton Road51.531577-0.080186
This is the area where Sibyl commits suicide after Dorian dumps her. He does this after she loses her ability to act because she is so in love with Dorian. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/11/17/hoxton-road-the-picture-of-dorian-gray-mike-falsetta/
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Blue Gate Fields51.511249-0.05524
An area in east London that is characterizes at one of the most vile slums in the history of the Victorian city. Dorian goes to an opium den in Blue Gate Fields where his soul becomes irrevokably currupted. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/blue-gate-fields-2/
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Pall Mall51.506874-0.133992
Pall Mall resides upon Westminster street and is home to many herbal shops and other shops in which high fashion and tourist attractions are prevalent. Historically, many figures appeared there and many acts of murder and theft was prevalent along the street. While Dorian was emerged in the yellow book, he read about pall mall and the beautiful/fashionable things that resides within. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/pall-mall/
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Carlton House51.534625-0.198292
This is the area where Lord Beckenham held many of his orgies and parties. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/11/25/carlton-house-the-picture-of-dorian-grey-mike-falsetta/
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Corner of Grosvenor Square and South Audley Street
51.5095639-0.1540008
Basil Hallward catches Dorian right outside the latter's house in the pivotal moment before Dorian reveals his portrait to Basil. (Chapter 12) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/corner-of-gros…-audley-street/
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152 Hertford Street, Mayfair51.505714-0.148413
This is the address of scientist Alan Campbell. Dorian was looking for him so he could get rid of Basils body after he killed him.http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/hertford-street-mayfair/
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Bond Street51.511948-0.144023
Dorian is nervous after killing Basil he goes to Bond Street and asks the handsom for a ride. At first the man refuses as it is too far, but Dorian offers him money and he tells him they can be there in an hour. http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/new-bond-street/
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Selby Royal, Nottinghamshire51.511948-1.160107
A week after murdering Basil Hallward(Chapter 13), Dorian goes to his countryside home with his friends, which include Lord Henry and the Dutchess of Monmouth in Chapters 27 and 28. It is in Selby Royal's conservatory that Dorian faints after seeing James Vane looking at him from outside of a window. While Dorian is on a hunting excursion the next day, James Vane is accidently shot when Sir Geoffrey shoots his rifle after he sees a hare jumping into a bush. For more information please visit: http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/02/selby-royal-nottinghamshire-dorians-country-home/
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Marble Arch51.51317 N0.15888 W
Lord Henry had passed the Marble Arch in the park and is telling Dorian about what he saw, and heard. A shrill preacher had been giving a sermon to low class Londoners. A question of the preacher sparks the interest of Lord Henry and he asks Dorian about it. (Chapter 19) http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/the-marble-arch
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Grosvenor Square51.512335-0.151133
Grosvenor Square is the London home of Dorian Gray. Here Dorian murders Basil Hallward in Chapter 13 and then accidentaly murders himself by stabbing Hallward's painting of him in Chapter 20. In addition to this, Dorian's home in Grosvenor Square is a frequent location where him and other main characters like Lord Henry gather. It is also where Dorian blackmails Alan Campbell into destroying Basil's body. For more information please visit: http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/11/18/grosvenor-square-in-a-picture-of-dorian-gray/
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