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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)
25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London
Statue at Brixton Station
The statue of the perpetually waiting man at Brixton Station.
Location: Brixton Station, London
Description: A man and his bag have been leaning on the wall at the back of a platform here at Brixton Rail Station since 1986.
His perpetual waiting has always struck a chord with frustrated commuters passing through and alighting here.