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The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601




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The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601

WHITEHALL, London. A small group of people pay their respects at the Cenotaph in Whitehall which is adorned with recently placed wreaths. The memorial to the war dead was constructed by Sir Edward Lutyens in 1919-20 and was the focus for national grief after the First World War. It is still the focus for the annual Remembrance Sunday in commemoration of those who fought and died in war. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in 1921

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Media ID 1770831

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First World War Memorial Military Monument Lutyens


12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601" by Bedford Lemere. This poignant photograph, captured by Historic England, depicts a moment of solemn reflection as a small group pays their respects at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Adorned with recently placed wreaths, the Cenotaph stands as a powerful symbol of remembrance and honor. Our high-quality framed print preserves the authenticity and detail of this historic image, making it a beautiful addition to any home or office space. Embrace the rich history and tradition of this iconic London landmark with the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "The Cenotaph 1921 BL25601" by Bedford Lemere.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 24.4cm (9.6" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 30.5cm (10" x 12")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> England at War > England at War 1914-1918

> England at War > War Memorials

> Historic Images > Famed Photographers > Bedford Lemere Collection (1860s-1944)

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s > Photos of the 1920s

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s > Photos from the Great War

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s


EDITORS COMMENTS
This poignant photograph captures a solemn moment at the iconic Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. In this snapshot from 1921, a small group of individuals can be seen paying their respects to the war dead, standing before the recently placed wreaths that adorn the memorial. Designed by renowned architect Sir Edward Lutyens and constructed between 1919-20, the Cenotaph became a symbol of national grief following the devastating First World War. It stands as a powerful reminder of those who fought valiantly and made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Bedford Lemere's expert lens beautifully captures both the grandeur and somberness of this historic monument. The image serves as a testament to its enduring significance in commemorating those lost in war. Today, over a century later, this revered site remains central to Remembrance Sunday ceremonies held annually in honor of all fallen soldiers. Its timeless presence continues to evoke emotions and inspire reflection on our shared history. As we gaze upon this evocative print, we are reminded not only of past conflicts but also of our duty to remember and honor those who have served. Bedford Lemere's skillful composition allows us an intimate glimpse into this historical moment frozen in time – forever preserving both memory and gratitude for generations to come.

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