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Title

Postcard depicting the Islington Boer War memorial 1904-05 by Bertram Mackennal

circa 1910


Artist

Thomas Robinson

01 Aug 1856 - circa 1920


About

In 1904 Bertram Mackennal was awarded the commission for a Boer War memorial in the London borough of Islington. Mackennal's figure of 'Glory', cast in bronze, stands on a stone plinth inscribed with the names of the fallen. The memorial was unveiled by the Duke of Fife, Lord Lieutenant of the County of London on 15 June 1905.


Details


Date

circa 1910


Media category

Reproduction


Materials used

postcard


Dimensions

14.0 x 9.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of the artist's granddaughter, Pauline Kraay, 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC354.1.1


Artist information

Thomas Robinson

Works in the collection

1