151 Plaques of type: Mural / Mosaic

The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1NSThe London 2012 Mural(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 05-Jun-2021)Link

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1 Edward Square, Islington, London N1 0SPTolpuddle Martyrs (Historical London) Lisa Pontecorvo (Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 27-Jun-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Lisa Pontecorvo is shown holding the scroll

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Jean Vigo(Director)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Colin Ward(Anarchist)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Gerrard Winstanley(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Ernesto Guevara (Che)(Politician)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

13 Angel Mews, Shadwell, London E1 0DHBattle of Cable Street(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 05-Mar-2021)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Bertolt Brecht(Author)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX John Cage(Composer)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

Charles Square, Hoxton, London N1 6HNCharles Square(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 10-Jul-2020)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Noam Chomsky(Philosopher)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

61 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London SE1 7HT Emma Cons(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 04-Jul-2017)Link
Plaque Wording: Emma Cons born 1838 - Emma was a politician, suffragette, educationalist, business woman, philanthropist and impresario. She was the first woman alderman of the London County Council, founder of Morley College and the Old Vic Theatre.
Artist: Laura Symes

the green opposite 55 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HS Emma Cons(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 29-Apr-2022)Link

17 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PQ Emily Davies(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 12-Jun-2020)Link

the green opposite 55 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HS Emily Davies(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 29-Apr-2022)Link

Stockwell Tube Station, London SW4 6TA Jean Charles de Menezes(Crime and Terrorism)(Photos Taken: 28-Oct-2019)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Ferdinand Domela(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Frederick Douglass(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

17 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PQ Jacqueline du Pre(Musician)(Photos Taken: 12-Jun-2020)Link

859 Longbridge Road, Dagenham RM8 2BX Scott Ellis(Emergency Services)(Photos Taken: 05-Jun-2021)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Henry Ford(Entrepreneur)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

Southwark Bridge underbridge, London SE1 9HAFrost Fairs(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 27-Jul-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: {top left}The final Frost Fair was held in 1814. The construction of a new London Bridge with broader spans for shipping improved the flow of the tides. The Thames no longer froze over and the Frost Fairs were no more.
{top right}Sleds, sliding with skeetes, a bull-baiting, horse and coach races, puppet plays and interludes, cooks, tippling, and other lewd places ... a Bacchanalian triumph or carnival on the water.
{bottom left}Tankards of beer, ale, brandy, a dish of famous new-made coffee, tea or chocolate, Roast beef, plum cake; hot codlins, pancakes, duck, goose and sack, Rabbit, capon, Turkey and wooden Jack.
{bottom right}After the construction of London Bridge in 1468 its narrow arches slowed the Thames sufficiently for the water to freeze over in severe winters. During the freeze of 1664 the people of London took to the ice for what became the first ever Frost Fair.

Billy Fury Way, London NW6 1AW Billy Fury(Singer)(Photos Taken: 31-May-2015)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Emma Goldman(Anarchist)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Paul Goodman(Anarchist)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB Antony Gormley(Sculptor)(Photos Taken: 21-Jul-2012)Link

2 Walnut Road, Leyton, London E10 5TEGreat Forest of Essex(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link

outside 53 Park Street, Borough, London SE1 9EA General Haynau(Armed Forces)(Photos Taken: 02-Jul-2017)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Jimi Hendrix(Musician)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

Pentonville Prison, Roman Way, Barnsbury, London N7 8XL Henry Hicks(Crime and Terrorism)(Photos Taken: 09-Feb-2019)Link

the green opposite 55 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HS Octavia Hill(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 29-Apr-2022)Link

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Hitchcock and Dietrich (TV Film Theatre) Marlene Dietrich (Actor)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Hitchcock and Dietrich - Marlene Dietrich, star of his 1950 thriller Stage Fright, relaxes with Hitchcock off set.
"Marlene was a professional star - she was also a professional cameraman, art director, editor, costume designer, hairdresser, make-up woman, composer, producer and director." - Alfred Hitchcock.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Hitchcock at work(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Hitchcock at Work - In a directorial pose from the Skin Game of 1931 Hitchcock is imagined directing some of his stars, including Margaret Lockwood, Ingrid Bergman, Peter Lorre and Cyril Richard.
"In Hitchcock's eyes the movement was dramatic, not the acting. When he wanted the audience to be moved, he moved the camera. He was a subtle human being, and he was also the best director I have ever worked with." - Bruce Dern, actor.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: North by Northwest(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: North by Northwest, 1959 - Hitchcock's supreme chase comedy-thriller in which Cary Grant, as urbane businessman Roger Thornhill, is mistaken for a spy and is pursued across the country by both enemy agents and the police. In this famous scene his life is threatened by, of all things, a crop-dusting aeroplane.
"It is only when you adopt the basic premise that Cary Grant could not possibly come to harm that the tongue in Hitchcock's cheek becomes plainly visible." - Hollis Alpert, Saturday Review.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Number 17(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Number 17, 1932 - Jewel thieves Brant and Sheldrake - played by Donald Calthrop and Garry Marsh - attempt a getaway to the coast on a stolen train, moments before their high speed chase ends in disaster.
"A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake". - Alfred Hitchcock

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: outside his father's shop(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Young Alfred outside his fathers shop Alfred Hitchcock as a boy on a horse outside his father's greengrocers shop at 517 The High Road, Leytonstone (circa 1906).

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Psycho(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Psycho, 1960 - Hitchcock directs Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates, who "goes a little mad sometimes", and Janet Leigh as the unfortunate Marion Crane before the infamous shower scene.
"At the end of Psycho, I realised I'd worked with the director who'd been more open to the actor's suggestions and ideas than any I'd worked with" - Anthony Perkins.
"Psycho gave me very wrinkled skin. I was in that shower for seven days... At least he made sure the water was warm." - Janet Leigh.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Rear Window(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Rear Window, 1954 - James Stewart as action photographer LB Jefferies is confined to his apartment by a broken leg. With the help of fiancé Lisa Freemont, played by Grace Kelly, he begins to suspect a murder has occurred and sets out to resolve the crime.
"I've never seen Hitchcock look through a camera - some directors never stop." - James Stewart.
Stella (Thelma Ritter): "We've become a race of Peeping Toms. What people ought to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change. Yes sir. How's that for a bit of homespun philosophy."

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Rebecca(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Rebecca, 1940 - Joan Fontaine as the new Mrs De Winter struggling to escape the memory of her husband's first wife, Rebecca. Here, Mrs Danvers (Judith Anderson) wills her to suicide. In the background, St John's Church, Leytonstone, as it was in Hitchcock's childhood.
Mrs Danvers (Judith Anderson): "You're overwrought, madam. I've opened a window for you. A little air will do you good. Why don't you go? Why don't you leave Manderley? He doesn't need you. He's got his memories. He doesn't love you - he wants to be alone again with her. You've nothing to stay for. You've got nothing to live for have you, really? Look down there. It's easy, isn't it? Why don't you? Go on, go on. Don't be afraid..."

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Strangers on a Train(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Strangers On a Train, 1951 - Based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith and co-scripted by Raymond Chandler, this is the story of the psychotic Bruno, brilliantly played by Robert Walker, who suggests exchanging murder victims with Guy, played by Farley Granger, a stranger that happens by chance to share the same train.
Bruno (Robert Walker): "Some people are better off dead - like your wife and my father, for instance."

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Suspicion(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Suspicion, 1941 - Cary Grant as dubitable playboy Johnny Aysgarth bringing to his young, new wife a drink, which she suspects to be poisoned.
Johnnie Aysgarth: "If you're going to kill someone, do it simply."

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: The Birds(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: The Birds, 1963 - Tippi Hedren as Melanie Daniels, one of the Bodega Bay residents inexplicably attacked by ever increasing flocks of birds, in Hitchcock's apocalyptic allegory.
"Hitchcock captures the subtleties of females warring with each other; all those nuances of knives and guns conducted in looks and body language. He sculpts the human body in space." - Camilla Paglia.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: The Pleasure Garden(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: The Pleasure Garden, 1926 - A good old-fashioned melodrama, full of life, death and passion, this was Hitchcock's first feature as sole director and conveys his enthusiasm for the theatre and the music hall.
"Once a man commits himself to murder, he will soon find himself stealing. The next step will be alcoholism, disrespect for the Sabbath and from there on it will lead to rude behaviour. As soon as you set the first steps on the path to destruction you never know where you will end. Lots of people owe their downfall to a murder they once committed and weren't too pleased with at the time" - Alfred Hitchcock.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: The Skin Game(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: The Skin Game, 1932 - Based on a play by John Galsworthy, the story is about the struggle between the old English way of life and the advance of the factories into the countryside and explores how the country people and the nouveau riche can be equally unscrupulous where property is the goal.
"Hitchcock loves to be misunderstood, because he has based his whole life around misunderstandings." - Francois Truffaut.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: The Wrong Man(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: The Wrong Man, 1956 - Hitchcock's bleakly realistic account of a real-life story has Henry Fonda as New York musician Christopher Emmanuel Ballestrero mistakenly identified by the police as an armed robber.
"When I was no more than six years of age, I did something my father considered worthy of reprimand. He sent me to the local police station with a note. The officer on duty read it and locked me in a jail cell for five minutes, saying, 'This is what we do to naughty boys.' I have, ever since, gone to any lengths to avoid arrest and confinement. To you young people my message is - Stay out of jail!" - Alfred Hitchcock

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: To Catch a Thief(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: To Catch a Thief, 1955 - High on a roof, reformed cat-burglar John Robie, played by Cary Grant, is caught against a sky illuminated by fireworks as he attempts to capture the impostor who has been giving him a bad name.
"Hitchcock couldn't have been a nicer fellow. I whistled coming to work on his films." - Cary Grant.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics: Vertigo(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Vertigo, 1958 - Tom Helmore as Gavin Elster and Kim Novak as Madeline in Hitchcock's masterly study of love and obsession.
"Hitchcock knew exactly what he wanted to do in this film, exactly what he wanted to say, and how it should be seen and told. And anyone who saw him during the making of the film could see, as I did, that he felt it very deeply indeed." - Samuel Taylor, screenwriter.

Leytonstone Train Station, Church Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 1HEHitchcock Mosaics:Saboteur(TV Film Theatre)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link
Plaque Wording: Saboteur, 1942 - Handcuffed together, Robert Cummings as Barry Kane and Priscilla Lane as Patricia Martin escape from a gang of enemy saboteurs. In the background is the old Leytonstone High Road.
"The drama of a nation stirred to action, of a people's growing realisation of themselves and their responsibilities" - Motion Picture Herald.

61 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London SE1 7HT Eva Hubback(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 04-Jul-2017)Link
Plaque Wording: Eva Hubback born 1886 - An early English feminist and suffragette, Eva became Principal of Morley College in 1927. She was also President of the National Union for Equal Citizenship and was elected to the London County Council.
Artists: Dee Smith and Jo Thorpe

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Thomas Jefferson(Head of Government)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA John Fitzgerald Kennedy(Head of Government)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Martin Luther King(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Johann Most(Anarchist)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

17 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PQ Annie Newton(Sportsman)(Photos Taken: 12-Jun-2020)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA George Orwell(Author)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Lucy Parsons(Anarchist)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Rose Pesotta(Anarchist)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

175 Putney High Street, London SW15 1RTPutney Sundial(misc)(Photos Taken: 26-May-2022)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Carrie Reichardt(Painter)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

2 Walnut Road, Leyton, London E10 5TERiver Lea Watermills(Historical non-London)(Photos Taken: 22-Jan-2020)Link

123 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6EERoyal Doulton(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 05-Mar-2020)Link

17 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PQ Mary Seacole(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 12-Jun-2020)Link

the green opposite 55 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5HS Mary Seacole(Social Reformer)(Photos Taken: 29-Apr-2022)Link

17 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PQ Sarah Siddons(Actor)(Photos Taken: 12-Jun-2020)Link

17 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PQ Dodie Smith(Author)(Photos Taken: 12-Jun-2020)Link

Spirit of Soho Mural, Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F 9PESpirit of Soho(Historical London)(Photos Taken: 16-Jun-2020)Link

199 Acton Lane, Chiswick, London W4 5DA Josiah Charles Stamp(Entrepreneur)(Photos Taken: 30-Mar-2022)Link

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX Max Stirner(Philosopher)(Photos Taken: 21-Jan-2019)Link

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