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War Memorial - Victoria Park

War Memorial - Victoria Park

A postcard depicting the War Memorial in Victoria Park with the Peace Walk in the foreground PGDS 2403


Leicestershire and Rutland Gardens Trust

A postcard, depicting the War Memorial in Victoria Park, Leicester, designed by Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens in 1923. The Peace Walk, with ornamental bedding, leads up to the Memorial. The Memorial itself is an arch, similar to the Menin Gate at Ypres.
The postcard is franked 1938.

Summary of image information

Keywords for image: War Memorial, Victoria Park, Leicester, Lutyens, Object

Period/year shown in image: 1923 to 1938

Season Depicted: Summer

Site records relating to this image:

Victoria Park, Leicester

People relating to this image:

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens