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Mother and Children Playing

South Lambeth Estate Peri sculptures Mother and Children Playing

Erection date: 1951

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:
Mother and Children Playing

Subjects commemorated Information

The Blitz

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

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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Civilian deaths in London caused by enemy action

This page brings together all the memorials that we have for civilians killed...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Mother and Children Playing

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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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Mother and Children Playing

Also at this site Information

Boys Playing Football

Similar to those "spot the ball" competitions, in that no ball is shown. 202...

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