Peace Thanksgiving 1938 - The Angel Of Peace

WM reference
63989
Memorial type
Lost
No
Subject/Period
Creator
Previous location

Private Residence
Birmingham
Birmingham
West Midlands
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Rectangular plaster bas-relief, painted in gold, pink and blue, with a border incorporating incised lettering picked out in gold. Relief depicts a kneeling Angel in profile, wearing golden robes with pink wings and arms outstretched upwards. Behind the Angel is a golden striated background. The Angel is shown kneeling on a decorative blue painted looped pattern. A paper label with explanatory text in typescript is fixed to the back of the frame. The whole is mounted in a plain darkwood frame.

Inscription

Bas relief: GRATIA AGIMVS TIBI XXIX IX MDCCCXXXVIII Paper label: THE ANGEL OF PEACE/ A THANKOFFERING/ MADE BY/ MISS AGATHA WALKER/ UNDER THE INSPIRATION OF/ THE VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER/ (MR. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN)/ TO MUNICH/ IN SEPTEMBER 1938./ GIVEN TO MRS. CARNEGIE/ FOR HIS GRAND-DAUGHTER/ ANNE MARY LLOYD/ BORN IN THAT MONTH

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

Peace and Anti-War memorials
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Tablet
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Plaster
Listed?: No

Component

Frame
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: height 343mm, width 343mm
Materials: Wood
Listed?: No

History

1995: For sale at auction by Maggs Bros Ltd, London, Catalogue 1188, item 43. The purchaser and current location of the memorial is unknown.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Our Blog http://ukniwm.wordpress.com/2013/09/05/first-peace-memorial-of-the-second-world-war/

Reference

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munich_Agreement

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