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Title

Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park

circa 1924

Artist

The Standard Press

circa 1870 – circa 1930

Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
Alternate image of Program for the unveiling of the Blackburn War Memorial in the Corporation Park by The Standard Press
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Blackburn Lancashire England
    Date
    circa 1924
    Media category
    Book
    Materials used
    bound book: 10 leaves, commercially printed in black and white
    Dimensions
    22.0 x 14.0 cm sheet
    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
    ARC354.5.4
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    The Standard Press

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Bertram Mackennal's Blackburn War Memorial 1924 is located in Corporation Park, Blackburn, Lancashire in the United Kingdom. The group of bronze figures were commissioned in 1923 and unveiled in August 1924.

    Pauline Kraay, the artist's granddaughter, wrote about this work: 'The idea portrayed in the bronze group is "the son, returning war-worn after the conflict, received by the Motherland, supported by her, and led to Peace". The base supporting the memorial is of white Stancliffe Stone, from Darley Dale, and is inscribed with the following words in bronze lettering: "In Remembrance 1914-1918"'.