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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London
15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)
15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.
Since 1985, this mural tells the story of the River Effra
Location: Glenelg Road
Description: 'Splash Mural' was painted in 1985 by Christine Thomas - an artist with several murals in Wandsworth.
It tells the story of the River Effra and the women artists who worked at the Lambeth Doulton factory.
Many of the locals and the artist are included in the mural. This has managed to stay in very good condition.
Tagged in this Tour: Brixton Mural Tour