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Altab Ali arch

Altab Ali arch and Victorian drinking fountain Altab Ali arch

Erection date: 1989

Wrought-iron arch created as a memorial to Altab Ali and other victims of racist attacks. Symbolically combines elements of Bangladeshi and English perpendicular architecture.

Site: Altab Ali arch and Victorian drinking fountain (2 memorials)

E1, Whitechapel Road, Altab Ali Park

The Evening Standard has a thoughtful piece about this park.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Altab Ali arch

Subjects commemorated Information

Altab Ali

24-year-old Bengali murdered in Adler Street, junction Whitechapel High Stree...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Altab Ali arch

Created by Information

David Peterson

Active 1989.  We have also seen his name as 'Petersen'.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Altab Ali arch

Also at this site Information

Whitechapel drinking fountain

{On the red granite inset:} Erected 1860 by one unknown yet well known.  Remo...

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