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The Princess Diana Tour
The Princess Diana Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th November 1991 Queen singer Freddie Mercury dies in Kensington.

24th November 1952 Agatha Christie's Mousetrap opens in London (still running)

24th November 1628 John Ford's Lover's Melancholy, premieres in London

The Lonely Archer



The Lonely Archer

Pre-war sculpture of The Lonely Archer, the only 3d tube statue.

Location: East Finchley Undergound Station, London

Description: Eric Aumoniers archer at East Finchley station, sometimes affectionately called Archie, is the only three dimensional statue in the Underground.

Unveiled on 22 July 1940, Pennyfare revealed the figure of an ancient hunter of wild game is placed high up on the new East Finchley station. It is more than a decorative device- it is powerful symbolism.


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The Lonely Archer

Pre-war sculpture of The Lonely Archer, the only 3d tube statue.


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