I thought I would pay tribute to my old suburb with a few pics of one of the most interesting buildings there: the Talgarth Road/St Paul's Studios. These were the original plans:
|St Paul's Studios|
They go on the market from time to time and are still mainly occupied by rich artists/architects. One sneaky way to look inside the houses you love is to look on estate agent websites:
The studios attracted a number of interesting artists through the ages, like Victorian illustrator Edward Tennyson Reed. He worked for the weekly satire magazine Punch, which is famous for helping coin the term "cartoon".
|Images from BibliOdyssey|
|Margot Fonteyn. Sources: left and right.|
|Margot Feynman in Swan Lake. Source|
Goodbye Kensington, you will always have a special place in my heart.