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Boys Playing Football

South Lambeth Estate Peri sculptures Boys Playing Football

Erection date: 1951

Similar to those "spot the ball" competitions, in that no ball is shown.

2022: Peri's grandson, also Peter, contacted us suggesting that we look again for the ball, especially in the negative space.  Thank you, Peter.

Site: South Lambeth Estate Peri sculptures (2 memorials)

SW8, Fentiman Road, South Lambeth Estate

Both sculptures face north-west. In our photo, between the two buildings you can see the Footballers on the far block, Wareham House. The Mother and Children is outside our photo, on the building to the right, Horton House.

A third Peri sculpture, the nearby Following the Leader, is a memorial to children killed in the Blitz. Go to that page for more information about all 3 of these sculptures.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Boys Playing Football

Subjects commemorated Information

The Blitz

During WW2 Britain came under heavy bombing from Germany for 8 months, 1940-1...

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Civilian deaths in London caused by enemy action

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Boys Playing Football

Created by Information

London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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Peter Peri

Born in Hungary as Ladislas Weisz. Moved to Berlin in the 1920s and became, t...

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Boys Playing Football

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