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Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Kindertransport – The Arrival

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This sculpture commemorates the arrival of the Kindertransports at Liverpool Street Station in central London, from which the children were sent to foster homes and hostels. It depicts a group of five children with luggage standing on railway tracks.

Date

2006

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 230 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

EC2M_AY_S006

Acquisition method

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) and World Jewish Relief

Work type

Statue

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

FRANK MEISLER / ARIE OVADIA 2006

Inscription description

Children of the Kindertransport / In gratitude to the people of Britain for saving the lives / of 10,000 unaccompanied mainly Jewish children / who fled from Nazi persecution in 1938 and 1939 / "Whosoever rescues a single soul is credited / as though they had saved the whole world" / Talmud / Dedicated by / Association of Jewish Refugees / Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief / 2006


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Located at

Hope Square, City of London

EC2M 7PR

At the entrance to Liverpool Street Station.