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Nike

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Ancient Greek goddess who personified victory. She was the daughter of the Titan Pallas and the goddess Styx. Our photograph shows the famous 'Winged Victory of Samothrace', also called the 'Nike of Samothrace'.

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

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Nike

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Nike Statue - Plaque 2

We think the last line of the plaque means that Kougioumtzis is the sculptor ...

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Eton Mission and Eton Manor Clubs

Eton Mission and Eton Manor Clubs

The private boys school Eton College launched a scheme to provide social and religious support to people living in Hackney Wick and to familiarise privileged schoolboys with social conditions in de...

Place, Children, Community / Clubs, Religion, Sport / Games

4 memorials
Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief

Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief

Now known as the World Jewish Fund.  Established in 1933 as the Central British Fund, the charity rescued over 100,000 Jewish people from Germany before WWII and was also largely responsible for or...

Group, Religion, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Andrew Gifford, DD

Andrew Gifford, DD

Non-conformist minister and numismatist. Born Bristol. Became Baptist minister at Little Wild Street (see Samuel Stennett) in 1730 but in 1735 he had to leave when accused by a member of the congre...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Religion

1 memorial
First synagogue after resettlement

First synagogue after resettlement

A house in Creechurch Lane was converted to a synagogue for the Sephardi Jews (Spanish and Portuguese) which opened in 1657. This was enlarged but the increase in numbers quickly made a purpose-bui...

Building, Religion

1 memorial