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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London
23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)
23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)
23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.
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