Monday, June 06, 2005
Before there was a World's End
The Thames at Battersea by David Cox, 1824. If you want to see the original, it's in the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
posted by Gaz @ 9:36 pm
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A random series of observations and links inspired by
"World's End: A Memoir of a Blitz Childhood"
by Donald Wheal.
My Dad, Dennis Hartwell (brother of Stan) lived next door to Donald at No.4, Guinness Trust Buildings and shared the traumatic experience Donald relates at the end of his book.
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BBC People's War - the Blitz
BBC People's War - Air Raids
BBC People's War - Chelsea
History of Chelsea online
The Guinness Trust today
Old Acton Blog
London Remembers - London memorials