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THE PAVEMENT ARTISTS
of London have discovered a new “canvas.” The long stretch of pavement between the top of Knightsbridge and Hyde Park Corner has, since the completion of the new subway station, become a profitable pitch for artists in crayon and chalk.
One reason for the new “pitch” is that the pavement around there is genuine stone and takes chalk well. Crayon, say the experts, do not bind well on the concrete sidewalks elsewhere.
Another reason is that Knightsbridge is graced by one of the earliest opening coffee-stalls in the city.
Published in the Greensburg Daily Tribune – Mar 29, 1934
Researched by Philip Battle