Detailed and humerous illustration of Pimlico, South West London. Contains many local buildings & point of interest. Every customer has the option of having themselves or a loved one drawn in to their very own artwork! Immortalized as a cartoon forever. Truly personalised!
Within this artwork, all the streets and roads are accurately placed, as are the parks. On the left of the drawing you will see a small chap with balloons and a large ‘O’, this is a shop called Occasions. there is a pilot flying over a few mountains, this is Douglas Douglas-Hamilton the first man to fly over Mount Everest (born at 71 Eccleston Square). Just above him is a strange looking being, this is a famous illustration by Aubrey Beardsley (114 Cambridge Street). It is Audrey holding the head along with his rather lovely haircut. Above Audrey in the park is Sir Winston Churchill (33 Eccleston Square and Morpeth Terrace). At the very top you will find Joseph Conrad a Polish-born British novelist (17 Gillingham Street).
You will see a walking passport too, it has just come from Her Majesty’s Passport Office. Underneath Churchill you’ll see a chap in orange; this is Swami Vivekananda, Hindu philosopher (63 St George’s Drive). Underneath Swami you will see the flag of Kenya, this is to represent Jomo Kenyatta, the first president of Kenya (95 Cambridge Street). Left of Kenya you will find the Holy Apostles Catholic Church. Keep scrolling down and to the right, and you might be able to spot a small Macmillan sign, this is in honour of Douglas Macmillan, founder of Cancer Relief (15 Ranelagh Road). Dolphin Square should be easy to spot. – Above dolphin square you will see a few students celebrating, this is Pimlico Academy. To the right of the Academy you’ll find a game of tennis; this is in dedication to Major Walter Clopton Wingfield, father of lawn tennis (33 St George’s Square). Just underneath here you’ll find Dracula, which was written by Bram Stoker (26 St George’s Square). Slightly to the north of the map you will see a cave of wonders, this is Cave gallery, the first venue to display this very artwork. Behind Cave you will see William Morris ‘Billy’ Hughes, 7th Prime Minister of Australia (7 Moreton Place).
There is much more to be found and makes for a fabulous gift or talking point n a wall. – Every customer has the option of having themselves or a loved one drawn in to their very own artwork! Immortalized as a cartoon forever. Truly personalised!