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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.

Statue of Gandhi



Statue of Gandhi

A meditative statue of Indian religious leader Mahatma Gandhi.

Location: Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London

Description: At the centre of Tavistock Square is a serene statue of Mahatma Gandhi. The statue has been in the park since 1968 and was designed by Fredda Brilliant.

The park also contains trees planted to commemorate the victims of the Hiroshima bombing and a Conscientious Objectors' memorial.

The Gandhi represented here is a seated figure, ponderous and meditative, perfect for this great Peace Park.


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Statue of Gandhi

A meditative statue of Indian religious leader Mahatma Gandhi.


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Hello, Passing though the park I was intrigued to see that white tulips were being strategically planted in the soil...white tulips with no bulbs. That is no roots, just the stem with leaves and the flower... madeleine (Anonymous)
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-05-16
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