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Sylvia Pankhurst's Stone Bomb unveiled, 1935

Description: Thought to be the world's first anti-war monument, created by Eric Benfield to a commission from Sylvia Pankhurst and unveiled on 21 June 1935.

The present monument is a replacement, the original having been stolen. It was also subject to vandalism.



London Remembers:
https://www.londonremembers.com/memorials/stone-bomb-anti-war-monument

The links in the article above were broken when it was opened in June 2020, Patrick Wright's 2003 piece for Open Democracy was still available: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/article_1131jsp/

Location: Woodford, Essex
Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Access: Public
Category: (i) For Information*
Created by: Public Access ( by LSS editor )
Updated: Thursday, 11 June 2020 19:01 GMT
Attachments: None

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