Mural

Will Crooks

Will Crooks
Will Crooks

Erection date: /4/2012

Inscription

Will Crooks Mayor of Poplar Member of Parliament guardian of the poor 1852 - 1921.

{On an adjoining panel:}
Designed by students at Tower Hamlets College
Painted by Soyful Ahmed Thufayel
Shahriar Ahmed
Abzal Khan
Farhad Miah and 20 children from the Will Crooks Estate with help from David Bratby
April 2012.

2021: We were contacted by Sarwar Ahmed who wrote "The information you hold is incorrect as the artwork was not designed by Tower Hamlets College students. This was designed by myself. Please can this be corrected."

Site: Will Crooks (1 memorial)

E14, Poplar High Street, Will Crooks Estate

The 'prison bars' are presumably there to protect the mural from graffiti artists.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Will Crooks

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Will Crooks

Trade unionist and politician. Born at 2 Shirbutt Street, Poplar. He helped b...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Will Crooks

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Tower Hamlets College students

A further education college in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.It has fou...

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Children of the Will Crooks Estate

Participants in the creation of the Will Crooks mural.

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Shahriar Ahmed

Student. Participant in the creation of the Will Crooks mural.

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David Bratby

Artist who specialises in large-scale murals.

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Abzal Khan

Student. Participant in the creation of the Will Crooks mural.

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