Esoteric London

No. 409: Petty France, SW1

Posted in Public Art by esotericlondon on September 22, 2011

Albany House, Petty France, London, SW1. Photo © Roger Dean 2011

The word ‘tart’ is now a derogatory and offensive term for a woman but it was derived from the Cockney rhyming slang ‘jam tart’ meaning sweetheart.

The image above is of the female element of Willi Soukop’s sculpture Man and Woman that adorns Albany House in Petty France. R.D.

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