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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st October 1970 Tony Mortimer, singer with pop band East 17, was born in Stepney.
21st October 1930 Born today: Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)
21st October 1911 Born today: Peter Graves, London England, actor (Mission Impossible, Stalag 17)
21st October 1422 1 year old King Henry VI becomes King of France as well.
The Statue that Copies You
The only moving 'animatronic' statue in London
Location: Sumner Street
Description: In 'Sumner Street' there is a large plinth about 8 feet high with a statue of a man in a black suit with a paint brush in his hand.
This is Londons only moving statue.
Due to the cameras embedded in his torso he will follow your hand movements as you raise or lower your arms.
He is based on the animatronic system. Some times it takes a while but if you persevere he will copy you.
Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: Jem 10th birthday
Tagged in this Tour: London