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Helen Saunders and the perils of Percy Street

Helen Saunders (1885-1963), Canal c. 1913. Drawing. The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust) © Estate of Helen Saunders. The opening of the Vorticist room in the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at number 1 Percy Street was greeted in 1916 with the headline: “Perils of a West End Restaurant.” For modernist artist Helen Saunders those perils included […]