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London photos: George Orwell’s 1984 book bench

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Charity venture Books about Town placed 50 benches in the shape of giant books and painted to commemorate all sorts of great British writers around London this summer. They’ve just come off display, and will be auctioned off on October 7th. See Books about Town for more info.

This is the bench dedicated to George Orwell’s novel 1984. The back:

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A closeup of a section on the back:

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And a side view, which gives the real book effect:

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