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1873-1887 - Rathbone Place (Fitzrovia) Museums & Painting Picture restorer Giovanni Sciarretta was born in Italy (details are lacking). He was in London by 1873 when he was working for the painter and art 1824-1854 - Charlotte Street (Fitzrovia) Academies & Museums & Poetry & Radicalism & Italy & place: Vasto Scholar, poet, and activist Gabriele Pasquale Rossetti was born on 28 February 1783 in Vasto, Kingdom of Naples. The son of a blacksmith, he made an 1823-1879 - Gower Street (Bloomsbury) Museums & Librarians & Radicalism & Italy & place: Brescello Librarian Antonio [Anthony] Panizzi was born on 16 September 1797 at Brescello in the Duchy of Modena. He studied at the University of Parma, where 1816-1837 - Upper King Street (Bloomsbury) Museums & Sculpture & Italy & place: Vetriano Plaster cast figure maker and moulder Pietro Angelo [Peter] Sarti was born in 1793 at Vetriano in the province of Lucca. Having worked in France 1750-1768 - Haymarket (Westminster) Art Dealers & Watch Making & Museums & Trade & Swiss & place: Yveden Watchmaker Isaac Emmanuel Bourgeois was born in 1726 in Yveden in the canton of Berne. Details are lacking, but he must have arrived in London 1802-1823 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Archaeologists & Antiquarians & Collections & Egyptology & Galleries & Museums & Italy & place: Padua Performing artist and Egyptologist Giovanni Battista Belzoni was born on 5 November 1778 in Padua. On Easter Monday 1803 a Sadler’s Wells playbill