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Postman's Park: G.F. Watt's memorial to heroic self-sacrifice

  1. Author:
    John Price
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    This short study provides a comprehensive history of the Watts Memorial while also placing it into a wider historical context through the use of new research.

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    Signed copies of Postman's Park: G. F. Watts's Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice. The Watts Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice in Postman's Park is an evocative example of how the past survives in the modern world. Created in 1900 by the Victorian artist G.F.Watts, the memorial contains fifty-three memorial tablets dedicated to individuals who lost their life heroically attempting to save another. The tablets allude to tragic circumstances, but they also convey the courage and bravery of those who gave their lives. The memorial also has much to communicate about the beliefs and values of Watts himself, as well as aspects of the period and society in which he lived. This short study provides a comprehensive history of the Watts Memorial while also placing it into a wider historical context through the use of new research. All copies are signed by the author.
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    Publisher:
    Watts Gallery (01/01/2008)
    ISBN number:
    978-0-9561022-1-8
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