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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
This is home to one of Banksy's most seen pieces.
Location: 117 Portobello Road, Notting Hill
Description: Start at the bottom of the road and walk north. You need to get to 117 Portobello Road with a small road on the right. On the north facing wall you will see a large art work of a typical French style artist with beret, Van Dyke beard and paint brush and palette. This is yet another Banksy work of art.