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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Birmingham
Town
Birmingham
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Peace and Anti-War memorials, Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Agatha Walker
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63989
Previous locations
  • 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
Commemorations
  • 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
  • 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
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Plaster
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 343mm, width 343mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
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.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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