London Map of Days, Hardback Book

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The brainchild of Canadian-born, London-based artist, Mychael Barratt, LondonMap of Days is a miscellany of facts and fictions arranged around the events andcharacters of our capital city.

Based upon an original and very limited eight-plateetching by Mychael, which was shown at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in2015, the book features 366 date specific references to events or people throughoutLondon's history.

Highlights include: 17 December 1849 the first bowler hat wascreated by Thomas and William Bowlers; 3 December 1976 Pink Floyd's inflatable pigbreaks free from Battersea Power Station; 11 November 1920 Cenotaph on Whitehalldesigned by Edwin Lutyens is unveiled on Armistice Day. By tweeting each element and its story on a daily basis from January 2015, Mychael'swork has gained an international following for his light-hearted look at the The BigSmoke's fascinating history.

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