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London photos: William Shakespeare’s plays 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 the plays of William Shakespeare, situated right outside the replica of his Elizabethan-era Globe Theatre. (Click here for a larger version of the front.)

A closeup of a section of the front:

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(Click here for a larger version.)

I didn’t get a photo of the back of this one, I’m afraid. The massive crowds and the fence made it almost impossible.


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