A new mural in Hull is confirmed to be the latest artwork drawn by mysterious street artist Banksy.
The artwork – a stencilled design showing a child holding a wooden sword with a pencil attached to the end – was glimpsed on an abandoned bridge in the city by residents on Thursday (25 January).
Despite speculation assuming the world-famous graffiti artist was responsible for the mural, it was only confirmed when images were shared on his official Instagram page the following day.
The artwork – which has drawn praise from Banksy’s legions of fans – is accompanied by the words “Draw the raised bridge!”
Although it’s not known what inspired this latest piece, many expressed the belief it could be related to Brexit, following in the footsteps of the mural he painted in Dover last May which depicted a workman removing a star from the European Union flag.
You can see more images of the new mural here.
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