TQ3079 : RAF Memorial

taken 13 years ago, near to Westminster, Great Britain

RAF Memorial
RAF Memorial
Completed in 1923 the Royal Air Force Memorial is a simple monument in Portland stone surmounted by a gilded eagle. The original intention was for the eagle to face inwards to the embankment but the design was altered at the last moment so the eagle faced across the river, symbolically to France. See also other pics tagged with Victoria Embankment

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TQ3079, 3284 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 September, 2007
Category
War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 303 799 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.1801N 0:7.3665W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 303 798
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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