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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Barnet
Town
Finchley
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F BARBEDIENNE (Founder / Foundry)
LORD ROTHERMERE (Sponsor)
EMILE GUILLAUME (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th October 1927
    Attended by: RT HON DAVID LLOYD GEORGE MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3129
Current location

Regents Park Road
Finchley
Barnet
Greater London
N2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24788 89542
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FEMALE NUDE WITH OUTSTRETCHED ARMS - SWORD IN RIGHT HAND - STANDING ON ORB, MOUNTED ON DRUM PEDESTAL WITH SQUARE BASE
Inscription
LA DELIVERANCE/ THIS STATUE BY EMILE GUILLAUME SYMBOLIZES/ THE EMOTION INSPIRED AMONG THE ALLIED NATIONS/ WHEN THE ARMIES OF BRITAIN AND FRANCE/ DEFEATED THE INVADING GERMAN ARMIES/ AT THE BATTLE OF THE MARNE SEPTEMBER 1914/ PRESENTED BY VISCOUNT ROTHERMERE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 3500M
    Materials: Bronze
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: height 1500M
    Materials: Granite - Polished
Listing information
  • La Délivrance
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
LONDON BOROUGH OF BARNET
Reference
  • LONDON STATUES: A GUIDE TO LONDONS OUTDOOR STATUES AND SCULPTURE by BYRON, A 303-305 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:CONSTABLE 1981 LONDON
  • Evening Standard 16 March 2011
  • WAR MEMORIALS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT by BORG, ALAN 98 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:LEO COOPER 1991 LONDON

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