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17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

Bizarre Cast Iron Public Toilets

Bizarre Cast Iron Public Toilets

Street side Victorian urinals for men on the move.

Location: Star Yard, Holborn

Description: These ornate and much-overlooked cast iron public lavatories in the Parisian style are vertical flushable cubicles and were introduced by George Jennings in 1851.

No longer in active use, they did have the amazing ability for gentleman users to continue a conversation with a girlfriend on the outside while doing their business!

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Bizarre Cast Iron Public Toilets

Street side Victorian urinals for men on the move.

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