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place: Zürich

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1760-1792 - St Martin’s Lane (Covent Garden) Architecture & Societies & Topography & Swiss & place: Zürich Topographical draughtsman Jacob Schnebbelie was born in Duke’s Court, St Martin’s Lane, on 30 August 1760. His father was a native of Zurich who had 1764-1825 - Broad Street (Soho) Academies & Painting & Swiss & place: Zürich Painter and writer Henry Fuseli was born Johann Heinrich Füssli at Zürich on 6 February 1741, the son of Johann Caspar Füssli, portrait painter and 1824-1892 - Thavies Inn (Holborn) Engineering & Transport & Swiss & place: Zürich Mechanical engineer and inventor was born on 6 December 1786 in Zurich. Having been apprenticed to a mill-wright at Haupteuil in Thurgau, he became 1956-2015 - Maresfield Gardens (Hampstead) Art Dealers & Ceramics & Galleries & Swiss & place: Zürich Art dealer Anita Claudia Besson was born in Zurich on 18 September 1933. In 1948 she began paying regular visits to London, finally settling there