He was allegedly identified as a man named Robin Gunningham.

In 2007, BBC World News published photo of a person working on what would later be identified as Banksy's street lines flower.

In 2008, the Daily Mail claimed to have "unmasked" Banksy as Robin Gunningham, a Bristol native, born in 1973. The article looks into voter polls, talked to his supposed former roommates and schoolmates, and the reporter even spoke to the alleged man's parents.

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