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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1963 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
The Newborn Baby Sculpture
A unique sculpture of a newborn baby appearing from the rock.
Location: St Martin the Fields, Westminster, London
Description: This is a sculpture in the external porchway of St Martin in the Fields church entitled 'In the Beginning' by Mike Chapman.
The newborn baby is shown emerging from a large lump of rock, with the umbilical cord disappearing into the rock. There are a couple of steps at the side to help you get high enough up so that you can look down on this sculpture and get a better angle.
The inscription says In the beginning was the word and the word became flesh and lived among us. John 1. 14.
Tagged in this Tour: London general 2012
Tagged in this Tour: Weird photo ops
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012