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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
18th September 1970 Rock guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies in London.
18th September 1962 Footballer John Fashanu was born in Kensington.
18th September 1946 Actor Nicholas Clay was born in Streatham.
18th September 1922 Brass Band composer Ray Steadman-Allen was born in Clapton.
18th September 1809 The Royal Opera House opened for the first time.
Banksy's Tesco Pledge
Banksy's famous 2008 mural of allegiance to Tesco
Location: Essex Road, Islington, London
Description: This classic Banksy piece on the side of a chemists is from 2008. It shows three kids in an American style pledge of allegiance scene around a flag pole. The flag being a Tesco plastic carrier bag.
Note how the flag pole is actually some ducting for electric cables.
It's got some perspex covering on it, additions and alterations have appeared and disappeared and reappeared!
Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: Ethans Birthday Tour
Tagged in this Tour: The Banksy London Tour