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The Cenotaph in Whitehall, 1919

Bound volume of photolithographs after W Luker, 1919. Published by India Office, Adam Brothers and Shardlow Limited, 1919.

In Britain, peace was celebrated on 19 July 1919, with a Victory Parade in London as the main event. The architect Sir Edwin Lutyens designed a cenotaph - an 'empty tomb' to honour the dead - for the marching troops to salute as they passed along Whitehall.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1985-09-33-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1985-09-33-1

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