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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

The Soho Mural



The Soho Mural

This is the mural inspired by Shelley's Ode to the West Wind

Location: Noel Street, London

Description: This mural on the corner of Poland Street and Noel Street, brightens up this ugly part of Soho. It was painted in 1989 by Louise Vines and is entitled 'Ode to the West Wind' after Shelley's famous poem.

It depicts a great tree splitting at its trunk, while a man reads casually from a book in the foreground.

Underneath is a blue plaque commemorating Shelley's residence in Poland Street.

Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012
Tagged in this Tour: Top Ten London Murals

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The Soho Mural

This is the mural inspired by Shelley's Ode to the West Wind


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