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St Pauls Cathedral
In memorium a bust of Lawrence was placed in the crypt of St Paul's cathedral alongside the tombs of Britain's greatest military leaders including the Duke of Wellington and Admiral Nelson.
Finding it: Ludgate Hill, London
Web: St Paul's Cathedral

14 Barton Street
Lawrence had an attic room in this Westminster house 1918-1931. It was from here that he lobbied British politicians on behalf of the Arab cause and here that he wrote and revised The Seven Pillars of Wisdom.
Finding it: This is a private house in a quiet back street near Westminster Abbey, London. A historical plaque commemorates the famous resident.

Imperial War Museum
Colonel Lawrence was a personal friend of the Museum's first curator and brought him back a number of trophies from the Middle East in 1918. Today you can see Lawrence's rifle , his robe and headdress, items relating to the Hejaz railway, a Turkish flag captured during the defence of the Suez Canal and portraits of Lawrence, Allenby and Hussein. Lawrence's important wartime photographic collection is held in the archives alongside some rare film footage of the Arab Revolt and Palestine campaign.
Finding it: Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ
Email: mail@iwm.org
Web: Imperial War Museum London

Public Record Office
Military Papers and documents relating to Lawrence's wartime career and subsequent service in the ranks can be accessed at the P.R.O. Other resources include original maps, reports and letters from the Middle East, the Arab Bureau in Cairo, the Paris Peace Conference and related Cabinet, Foreign Office and Colonial Office papers.
Finding it: Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU
Tel: +44 208 876 3444
Web: Public Record Office

British Museum
The British Museum sponsored Lawrence's archaeological work in Carchemish 1911-1914, and their Ancient Near East rooms display basalt reliefs and lion heads from these Hittite excavations. The archives contain Lawrence's fascinating photographs, reports, letters and notebooks from this period.
Finding it: Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
Tel: +44 207 323 8000
Web: British Museum

British Library
Important literary manuscripts of The Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922 and 1926) and The Mint (1927) are lodged here. Also of interest are Lawrence's wartime diary and the collection of rare Hejaz stamps Lawrence designed for Grand Sharif Hussein of Mecca when he launched the Arab Revolt in 1916.
Finding it: 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Web: British Library

Liddell Hart Center for Military Archives
The unpublished military papers and photographic collections of a number of Lawrence's contemporaries, including Field Marshal Allenby and Major Joyce, and of his 1934 biographer Captain Sir Basil Liddell Hart, shed interesting light on Lawrence and the war in the East.
Finding it: King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Tel: +44 207 848 2187/2015
Web: Liddell Hart Center

National Portrait Gallery
The Gallery houses important portraits and busts of Lawrence and Allenby by Augustus John and Eric Kennington.
Finding it: St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE
Tel: +44 207 306 0055
Web: National Portrait Gallery

Palestine Exploration Fund
The P.E.F. sponsored the 1914 Sinai archaeological work undertaken by Lawrence that had later biographers accuse him of being a spy. Archive material includes original paperwork of the 'Wilderness of Zin' study, the papers of Lord Kitchener in Cairo, Ottoman period maps and photographs of the Palestine campaign. Finding it: 2 Hinde Mews, Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2AA
Tel: +44 207 935 5379
Web: Palestine Exploration Fund

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London: full of Lawrence reminders
  London is full of Lawrence reminders  


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