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Bowler plaque - Merry-Go-Round

Mark Gertler - E1 Bowler plaque - Merry-Go-Round

Erection date: 1995

The image on the plaque is taken from Merry-Go-Round, Mark Gertler's 1916 painting, possibly inspired by the roundabout at the annual Hampstead Fair near where he lived at the time.

This cast-iron roundel is one of 22 - see Bowler's page for more details.

Site: Mark Gertler - E1 (2 memorials)

E1, Elder Street, 32

This is a lovely 18th century cobbled street in which the blue plaque is garishly anachronistically. The plaque was erected in 1975 when Spitalfields was not valued the way it is now. We would prefer one with more respect for its surroundings, such as Priestley's plaque in Highgate.

The pavement plaque is immediately below the blue plaque. Installed (or possibly re-installed) between Sept 2014 and Dec 2016.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Bowler plaque - Merry-Go-Round

Subjects commemorated Information

Mark Gertler

Painter.  Born 16 Gun Street, Spitalfields. As a baby he returned with his fa...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Bowler plaque - Merry-Go-Round

Created by Information

Keith Bowler

We cannot find any information about Bowler himself, only that in c.1990-2010...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Bowler plaque - Merry-Go-Round

Also at this site Information

Mark Gertler - E1

Mark Gertler, 1891 - 1939, painter, lived here. Greater London Council

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