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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London
24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.
24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London
24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.
24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.
Out of Our Heads LP Cover
This is the scene from the Stones LP cover Out of Our Heads.
Location: 9 Mason's Yard, St James, London, SW1Y 6BU
Description: The album cover for the UK version of the Stones' Out Of Our Heads' LP cover was taken near this spot, outside the studio in Ormond Yard that leads into Mason's Yard. Gered Mankowitz was behind the lens, from where he worked in a second floor photography studio where he took some of the earliest press photos of Jimi, The Stones, Soft Machine, The Nice and Free.
Tagged in this Tour: London Album Covers Top 10