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cultural vandal | by maryann johanson

London photos: the Queenhithe mosaic

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The Queenhithe Mosaic is a newish (circa 2014) installation on the north bank of the Thames, between Southwark Bridge and St. Paul’s Cathedral, on what is apparently the only remaining Anglo Saxon dock on the planet.

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It depicts the history of London from its founding by the Romans…

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…to the present day and beyond:

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I like how the artists have left room in case something truly amazing happens between now and 2100 so that can be added.


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