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10 of London’s World War I memorials – 7. The Machine Gun Corps Memorial…

While most of London’s World War I memorials feature sculptures depicting soldiers or weaponry, the controversial Machine Gun Corps Memorial at Hyde Park Corner takes as its centrepiece a more classical theme. 244 more words

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Treasures of London - Geffrye almshouses...

It’s a big year for the Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch – not only 300 years since the almshouses were first opened to house the poor and elderly, it’s 100 years since the almshouses were converted into the museum which now occupies the site. 387 more words

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LondonLife - Amy Winehouse remembered at Camden...

Singer Amy Winehouse was remembered with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue at the Stables Market in Camden this week. The work of London-based artist and designer Scott Eaton, the statue – seen here in the studio – was commissioned by her father Mitch Winehouse. 40 more words

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10 of London’s World War I memorials – 5. Royal Artillery Memorial...

Often deemed to be one of London’s finest war memorials, if not the finest (indeed London Historians’ Mike Paterson has said so previously on these very pages… 212 more words

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10 of London’s World War I memorials – 4. Imperial Camel Corps Monument...

A reminder that it’s not just humans involved in war, the small but distinctive Imperial Camel Corps monument commemorates the role dromedaries played in the Middle East during World War I. 136 more words

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