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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
14th August 1948 The first Summer Olympics to be held since 1936, were closed in London.
14th August 1941 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
14th August 1903 Born today: Ronald Stewart, CEO (London Brick Co)
14th August 1867 Forsyte Saga author John Galsworthy was born in Kingston Upon Thames.
14th August 1802 Poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon (LEL) was born in Chelsea, London.
Banksy Blur Crazy Beat
This is where Banksy's royal mural for Blur's single is.
Location: Stoke Newington Church Street, London
Description: This unusual Banksy was used for the cover artwork for Blur's Crazy Beat single on the side of this house in Stoke Newington.
It shows a spoof version of the royal family, and uses a lot more colours thank Banksy normally uses.
Blur's album Think Tank credited artwork and direction by Banksy.
This wall was previously the site of one of Banksy's Coldstream guards.
Tagged in this Tour: London
Tagged in this Tour: Blur around London
Tagged in this Tour: The Banksy London Tour