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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th January 1990 Independent on Sunday begins publishing in London

28th January 1983 Singer Billy Fury died in hospital in Paddington after collapsing at home in Wales.

28th January 1951 La Vie Commence Demain, which depicted artificial insemination and is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London

28th January 1833 Born today: Charles George Gordon, London, general (China, Khartoum)

28th January 1807 German inventor Frederick Winsor lit the first gas lights.go to related location

Tip-Top Umbrellas



Tip-Top Umbrellas

Specialising in umbrellas and a lot more - classic shopping.

Location: James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street, WC1A

Description: What better way to celebrate the glorious British Summer than to take a trip down memory lane to this little Victorian gem.

Specialising in every kind of umbrella, walking stick, mace and cane imaginable. Walking inside 'James Smith & Sons' provokes a feeling akin to stepping back in time.

Whether you want to celebrate the great British Summer, want an umbrella that will last forever, or just fancy taking in a historic jewel in London's retail crown...this is the place.

Tagged in this Tour: Feel-Good Xmas Shopping Tour

Themes: RetailRetail Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme  QuirkyQuirky Theme
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Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/995
Credits: http://www.james-smith.co.uk/

Tip-Top Umbrellas

Specialising in umbrellas and a lot more - classic shopping.


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I work near here and after I read this, I went round there this lunctime and bought myself a nice new brollie to replace my scabby threadbare one. Cute little shop with some great assistants - and if youre feeling flush treat the missus to a fashionable parasol - theyre beautiful! (Ade)
Posted by Ade on 2007-07-25
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