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P. L. Travers' House in Chelsea

World famous fictional character Mary Poppins' author, P. L. Travers.

Mary Poppins creator P. L. Travers' House in Chelsea, London.
P. L. Travers' House in Chelsea, London

P. L. Travers lived and worked in this house from 1946 to 1962 and the English Heritage blue plaque on the side is dedicated to her.

Pamela Lyndon Travers (1899-1996) was an Australian-English writer, actress and journalist.

Her most successful work was the children’s book series, Mary Poppins, which comprised of eight books by the time it was finished.

After resisting for twenty years, Travers sold the film rights of Mary Poppins to Walt Disney.

She was also friends with famous Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.

📍50 Smith Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 4EP

The nearest station is Sloane Square Underground Station. 🚆⁠ ⁠

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