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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)
22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.
22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies
22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.
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