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Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial
Blitz Memorial

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A large, portrait-orientated, rectangular sculpture is set on a low, square plinth. The figure of a dove is carved entirely out of the sculpture. This memorial commemorates the residents of East End who were killed in the German air raids in the Second World War.

Blitz Memorial




Portland stone & metal

Accession number


Acquisition method

commissioned by the Hermitage Environment Group and funded by corporate, charitable, and public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Work status



at all times

Inscription description

on the front and back sides of the plinth: MEMORIAL TO THE CIVILIANS OF EAST LONDON; on the left and right sides of the plinth: 2ND WORLD WAR 1939-45


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Located at

The Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden, Hermitage Quay, Wapping, Tower Hamlets