MJ Maccardini (trailerfullofpix)'s photos with the david rosenberg

Quality Chop House

Quality Chop House
This restaurant dates from the 1880s, serving meals to the workers from the nearby area in Farringdon Road. It's now too upmarket for the working class to afford.
Added on July  6, 2014

Vladimir Lenin Plaque

Vladimir Lenin Plaque
Lenin stayed in a house on this site in 1905. The original house was demolished in 1968.
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Paul Robeson House

Paul Robeson House
Paul Robeson often came to London, where he found more acceptance of his communist views than in the U.S. In 1959, he was the first black performer to sing at St Paul's Cathedral.
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An Invitation to Dance on the Grave of Charles Dibdin

An Invitation to Dance on the Grave of Charles Dibdin
These "coffins" are a memorial to Joseph Grimaldi and his mentor, Charles Dibdin. Called "An Invitation to Dance on the Grave," the memorial is by Henry Krokatsis and was installed in Grimaldi Park in 2010. You can play tunes by stepping on different part…
Added on July  6, 2014

An Invitation to Dance on the Grave of Joseph Grimaldi

An Invitation to Dance on the Grave of Joseph Grimaldi
These "coffins" are a memorial to Joseph Grimaldi and his mentor, Charles Dibdin. Called "An Invitation to Dance on the Grave," the memorial is by Henry Krokatsis and was installed in Grimaldi Park in 2010. You can play tunes by stepping on different part…
Added on July  6, 2014

Grimaldi & Dibdin Musical Memorial

Grimaldi & Dibdin Musical Memorial
These "coffins" are a memorial to Joseph Grimaldi and his mentor, Charles Dibdin. Called "An Invitation to Dance on the Grave," the memorial is by Henry Krokatsis and was installed in Grimaldi Park in 2010. You can play tunes by stepping on different part…
Added on July  6, 2014

Joseph Grimaldi Headstone

Joseph Grimaldi Headstone
Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), an entertainer who famous for his role as a clown, is buried here in the former St James's Burial Ground, now Joseph Grimald Park, in the Pentonville Rd. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Grimaldi
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Joseph Grimaldi Grave

Joseph Grimaldi Grave
Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), an entertainer who famous for his role as a clown, is buried here in the former St James's Burial Ground, now Joseph Grimald Park, in the Pentonville Rd. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Grimaldi
Added on July  6, 2014

African National Congress HQ

African National Congress HQ
The ANC had its London headquarters here in Penton Street. The anti-apartheid movement was very strong in Britain, and provided crucial support to the ANC. South African security police bombed these offices in 1982. africanhistory.about.com/od/apartheid/a…
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White Lion & Penton Streets

White Lion & Penton Streets
I can't remember what's significant about this location.
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Chapel Market, Penton Street

Chapel Market, Penton Street
The west side of Chapel Market.
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Chapel Market (west side)

Chapel Market (west side)
Penton Street. It doesn't have anything to do with radical history, but I like the sign and lamp posts.
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Risinghill Street

Risinghill Street
Risinghill School, a progressive and non-authoritarian ("free") comprehensive school, was here from 1960 to 1965, when it was shut down by the London Board of Education.
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White Conduit House

White Conduit House
A dinner was held at the White Conduit House to celebrate the remission of the sentences passed against the Tolpuddle Martyrs, who had gained massive local support. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tolpuddle_Martyrs
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Tolpuddle Street

Tolpuddle Street
The street was named in remembrance of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, a group of agricultural labourers who, in 1834, were convicted of swearing to a secret oath and sent off to Australia in punishment. 800,000 people signed a petition for their release, many of…
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Chapel Market (east side)

Chapel Market (east side)
The start of a walk with David Rosenberg called Visionaries, Rebels and Dissenters: A walk through Islington’s radical history. David's walks are great -- he knows a ton about radical history. Near this spot, there's a pub where the BNP used to meet in t…
Added on July  6, 2014