Henry Cole blue plaque in London

Sir Henry Cole 1808-1882 campaigner and educator, first director of the Victoria and Albert Museum lived here

Sir Henry Cole (15 July 1808 – 18 April 1882) was an English civil servant and inventor who facilitated many innovations in commerce and education in 19th century Britain. Cole is credited with devising the concept of sending greetings cards at Christmas time, introducing the world's first commercial Christmas card in 1843.

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