Banksy Work Stolen From Poundland
Mar 2013 26

A Banksy mural has been put up for auction on a US website with a guide price of up to £450,000 after being removed from a building in north London

The artwork of a barefoot boy using a sewing machine to stitch union flag bunting, apparently in a sweatshop, appeared on the outside wall of a Poundland shop in Wood Green in May. It was widely interpreted as condemning child labour and mocking the impending Queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations.

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