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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London
19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London
19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.
19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.
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