Esoteric London

No. 1019: Clissold Road, N16

Posted in Graffiti, Wildlife by esotericlondon on January 23, 2014

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Clissold Road, London, N16. Photo ©RogerDean 2014

A Frenchman Sees the English in the Fifties – Francis Wey, 1935:

Carrier pigeons are much used in London as messengers for racecourse and prize-ring betting and even for stock exchange transactions.

[The street-art in the above photograph is by the artist Stewy and the text was sourced from the www.victorianlondon.org website. R.D.]

 

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  1. seamus alderfield said, on January 23, 2014 at 10:57 am

    Might this be the origin of the phrase ‘having a flutter’ I wonder?


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