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1774-1829 - Golden Square (Westminster) Design & Taylors & Theatre & Italy & place: Lastra a Signa Wardrobe master and costume designer Vincenzo Sestini was born in 1743 Lastra a Signa, near Florence, the elder brother of opera singer Giovanna 1751-1760 - St James’s Square (Westminster) Architecture & Design & Italy & place: Dogliani Architect and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Borra was born on 27 December 1713 in Dogliani, Piedmont. From 1733 to 1736 he studied under Baroque 1932-1992 Sloane Square (Chelsea) Design & Trade & Wool & Swiss & place: Amriswil Textile designer Marianne Straub was born on 23 September 1909 in Amriswil, Thurgau. Her father was a textile merchant. At fifteen she decided to