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ON THIS DAY 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.
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