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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
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