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‘Following the Leader (Memorial to the Children Killed in the Blitz)’, Peter Laszlo Peri. Vauxhall Gardens estate, Vauxhall
This viewpoint looks at the earliest of Peter Laszlo Peri’s Lambeth murals, ‘Following the Leader (Memorial to the Children Killed in the Blitz)’. Dating to 1949, it was installed on the stairwell of Darley House on the Vauxhall Gardens estate.
‘The Lesson’, Franta Belsky. Avebury estate, Bethnal Green
The sculpture, ‘The Lesson’, by Franta Belsky, was installed on the Avebury estate in Bethnal Green in 1959 by the London County Council.
‘Boys Playing Football’, Peter Laszlo Peri. South Lambeth estate, Lambeth
After the Second World War, Hungarian artist Peter Laszlo Peri approached the LCC with the idea of depicting scenes of family life to ‘brighten up’ the facades of new LCC housing in Lambeth. ‘Boys Playing Football’, dates to between 1951 and 1952 and was installed on the South Lambeth estate.
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The Royal Westminster Aquarium
Come on a visit to the amusement halls of the Royal Westminster Aquarium where you’ll be in good company with educated dogs, ladies on bicycles, frozen flowers, and – possibly – some fish…