Bank Street

The old Bank Street (looking towards St Mary’s, Chapel Lane) is recreated in a new mural outside Manny’s fish and chips, though with some liberties taken. (Here is the street in 1915 and in 1924.) Kelly’s Cellars, for example, is where Bittles Bar is shown; Bittles Bar was the flatiron building on Victoria Street, recently sold.
Landmarks such as City Hall, the Titanic Centre, the H&W cranes, and An Chultúrlann are included. On the right side of the mural (see the wide shot, below) three murals are included: the one outside Madden’s Bar, the one on the West Belfast Taxi terminal and the Star Of The Sea mural at the bottom of Divis that hasn’t existed since about 2000 (you can see a pic in Tony Crowley’s collection).
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Super Bigot Edition

A reductive front page describing the contents of the British tabloid The Daily Mail: “Fiction, xenophobia, straight bananas, and women’s health.” Artist unknown. (Please get in touch!)
See also: No British Tabloids from 1996.
(Above is TLO’s Good Year For A Bonfire.)
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Labelz Are For Jars

“Labelz are for jars, not for people.” Paste-up from Dublin artist ADW (web | Fb) in the style of a Heinz ketchup label.
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text: X04155 garfield st

Belfast Exposed

Photograph gallery Belfast Exposed dates back to 1983. Here is an interview with one of the founders, Sean McKernan, about its origins. Today’s images are from the back of the Donegall Street offices, in Warehouse Lane.
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Reading & Writing

Wild-style from SARE in the city centre.
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text: X04130 X04129 garfield st TMN

Belfast Parasol

Sometimes the rain seems to follow you around. Downspout cover in Exchange Place.
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Our Ma Says

“Ourma says if you stick t’herown diet of landandairy prod you’ll be firmanna an’trim down.” All six counties are included, alongside a variety of vintage advertisements from the late 1800s and early 1900s: Mew’s brewery (Isle of Wight), Lloyd & Yorath’s stout (Newport, Wales), Hall’s paints (Hull), Batey’s ginger beer (London), Campbell & Menzies’s shipments of Oporto wines, Gilbey’s wines, Gold Flake tobacco (in both English and Irish: Sásuíonn siad!).
For images of the piece being produced (and in its original location), see Ciaran Gallagher’s web site. For the pieces just visible below, see Conflict Tourism and Game Of Throats.
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text: X04131  Alderman James McKinney, high sheriff of Belfast in 1930 gerry fitt

Power Play

Close-up of an electrical box on Royal Avenue, the leaves underneath are by Caolan Doyle, the remains of a poster provide the red face.
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Antifa

Antifa Belfast (Tw) stencil in Winetavern Street (where the Molotov Snowman was). The red and black Antifaschistische Aktion flag was previously seen in #Gaza.
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text: X04126 anti-facism antifaschistische aktion

So Long And Thanks For All The Fun

Three memorials to “Hutchy 1985-2017” in Belfast city centre. The first in North Street replacing the recent Young Peacebuilders mural, the second and third in Garfield Street, as part of an ANOC tag (over the other Gonzales piece, FEEL) and over MarcaMix’s CNB15 piece.
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text: X04115 X04128 X04116 TMN rest in peace cisto anco nota neuf bore blf mash casp reck