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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th June 1942 Born today: Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
24th June 1717 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London
24th June 1509 The Coronation of Henry VIII in Westminster Abbey.
A Refraction of Colour
The 'New Burlington Flare'... a great photo opportunity
Location: 222 New Burlington Place
Description: New Burlington Street is next to Heddon Street off Regent Street and there we find the New Burlington Flare, commonly known as the 3 prisms.
Commissioned by Crown Estates and created by Michael Bleyenberg it is based on holographic elements.
Light foils designed by the artist are embedded between glass and mirrors. As a result of refraction a colour play is created with a rainbow effect.
It makes for a really spectacular photo!