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Banksy London mural removed to Miami auction for £450,000

Creative Visual Art

A stencil by guerrilla street artist Banksy which appeared just before the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has disappeared from a wall in North London and is being auctioned in Miami for as much as £450,000.

The mural, painted on the side of a Poundland in Turnpike Lane in May last year, shows a small boy sewing Union Jack bunting and was interpreted as a comment on child labour.

The Poundland where the artwork appeared was the centre of controversy three years ago after it was discovered that a child

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