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Christmas is Coming ... The Three Kings

By tony64  
Good Morning all! Continuing the Christmas theme, its also pubsign saturday. So, a christmasy sounding pub.

The Three Kings can be found in Farringdon. Last Christmas I paid a visit in order to photograph the sign. The sign is really quite amusing, as instead of the traditional 'Three Kings' we have depicted;
1. King Kong
2. Elvis
3. King Henry V111

Not sure how long this sign and concept has been around but someone was being very creative!

Have a good weekend!

Tony

Tags: Photo journalism

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baclark 13 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2009 9:01AM
Excellent, makes a change from the usual 3 Kings! What's the beer like. Do you visit to just photograph or to sample too...? Seems a shame to go all that way not to have a sip! Wink
Barbara
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2563 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2009 9:04AM
That has got to be the funniest sign I've seen! But I'm fascinated by the two characters above the door, who are they?
Moira
tony64 18 204 9 England
12 Dec 2009 9:19AM
Don't know Moira, I'll have to go back!
12 Dec 2009 9:24AM
Great find, great shot. Gave me a chuckle too. Different but lovely.
Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
12 Dec 2009 12:35PM
The figures on the ledge look quite fearsome. They look like Amazon warriors.....perhaps guarding against those three malcontents.
The sign is a humorous take, for sure.
maggieh 14 4 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2009 12:41PM
You are really enjoying this series aren't you? So am I and this sign is the best yet. As for the figures over the door - with the addtion of rolling pins they could be the wives waiting at home! On second thought - wives don't wait at home now - they get there first. Well seen.
maggie
woolybill1 Plus
16 39 79 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2009 12:52PM
Superb sign, a brilliant find this one. Well photographed too, with those extra details.
Next week my pub sign bears a common enough name (Red Lion) but a rare history - I used to drink there!
Bill
helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2010 3:40PM
Very seasonal name - now I wonder which of these would bring the gold, the frankinsense and the Myrrh!!
Helen

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