Devoted to the unexpected details that help to make life in the city worth living
Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Derry and Toms, Kensington W8
The last pair of bas-reliefs by Charles Mabey are reprises of subjects he has visited before. Perhaps he didn't care so much because they are round the back.
Top is another couple of men digging a hole in the road. Below, a pair of brickies clad the steel frame.
Despite the repetitions, this set of images must be one of London's least known masterpieces. I certainly never appreciated them until I managed to look at them closely by the wonder of telephoto and digital imaging.