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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Kenwood: knockers (related).


It turns oot the very day our old buddy, pal unt etc Henry Grossman arrived at Kenwood, John was sticking a self-designed coat of arms on the front door, and Henry, bless 'im, had the presence of mind to capture the very moment. To wit, the bovine frontispiece:


Clearly nicked at some point, for by '68, it was the auld Lennon coat o' arms in place:


Lovely, lovely, lovely, lovely stuff. Many thanks once again to Lynn Mayes, Jeannette Casarta and the the Cynthia Powell Lennon Yahoo Group for sticking it aw up. Fanks.

2 comments:

  1. Loving the Early Kenwood. And a bit more Beatle art that isn't music. Fab. This Big Book of Beatle Art is going to be a cracker. Mack-shau mack-shau.

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  2. I found this. Lover and Blackbird for the meaning of Lennon. http://ancestralfamilytrees.blogspot.com/2012/07/lennon-surname-and-coat-of-arms-meaning.html

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