2018

SJ3384 : Port Sunlight War Memorial

taken 6 years ago, near to Port Sunlight, Wirral, England

Port Sunlight War Memorial
Port Sunlight War Memorial
A distinctive, and possibly unique, war memorial. Tall cross on octagonal podium with eleven surrounding figures and twelve relief panels. Sculptures depict the defence of the home, with freestanding figures - three soldiers, two women and six children. Surrounding the base there are four round-headed, high-relief panels depicting different forces in action- Red Cross (ambulance men with wounded soldiers), Land(gunners), Sea (sailors) and Air Force. At the end of each set of steps, there are two high-relief panels with four children (two boys and two girls) offering a wreath to the soldier as a sign of gratitude. LinkExternal link

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Geographical Context: Suburb, Urban fringe Primary Subject: War Memorial
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY 2018 Automatic Clusters: · Memorial at Port Sunlight [68] Title Clusters: · Port Sunlight War Memorial [7] ·
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SJ3384, 399 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Bryan Pready   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 March, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3364 8449 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.1867N 2:59.9052W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 33691 84465
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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