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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd November 1991 Queen singer Freddie Mercury from his Kensington home announces he has Aids.

23rd November 1951 Born today: David Rappaport, London England, 3'11 actor (Wizard, Time Bandits)

23rd November 1946 Born today: Diana Quick, London England, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job)

23rd November 1931 Fulham and England footballer Alan Mullery born in Notting Hill.

23rd November 1896 Woolwich Arsenal's Joe Powell breaks his wrist in a league match, dying 6 days later from tetanus complications.

23rd November 1869 The Cutty Sark was launched from Dumbarton, headed for the China-tea routes.

23rd November 1705 Nicholas Rowe's Ulysses, premieres in London

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.

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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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