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Wall & Pavement Art of the Post 1960's Northern Ireland Toubles

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Very much a part of the Northern Ireland scene still, not just slogans daubed on walls but artwork of varying standards indicating the loyalties of the local population.

Again, please, we steer clear of political comment or dispute, we know what these murals represent, we don't have to agree with the sentiments expressed, they're posted for interest & not to provoke upset or offence.

An iconic photo from 1969, this appears within & on the front cover of "The Battle of the Bogside" by press photographer Clive Limpkin, published by Penguin in 1972.

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A mural inspired by the above photo, painted by"the Bogside Artists" (Tom Kelly, Kevin Hasson & William Kelly), one of 12 currently displayed in the area of "Free Derry Corner", Bogside, Derry / Londonderry, painted between 1994 - 2006, & comprising "the People's Gallery".

Originally painted in 1994, the 3-storey maisonette on which it's painted had since been renovated by the housing executive but the mural preserved.

This photo appears on the Bogside Artist's website:

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A typical neighborhood scene. the garage behind the tip on the left was a chop shop run by the UDA.

FTP= "Fxxk the Pope.", a quote from the 36th Ulster Division soldiers as they went over the top on July 1, 1916 on the4 first day of the Somme.

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