Kindertransport – The Arrival

Kindertransport – The Arrival is an outdoor bronze memorial sculpture by Frank Meisler, located in the forecourt of Liverpool Street station in London, United Kingdom.[1] It commemorates the 10,000 orphaned Jewish children who escaped Nazi persecution and arrived at the station during 1938–1939. [2] The memorial was installed in September 2006, replacing Flor Kent's bronze Für Das Kind (For the Child), which was installed in 2003.[3][4] It was commissioned by World Jewish Relief and the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR).

Kindertransport – The Arrival
The sculpture in 2011
Kindertransport – The Arrival
Location in London
ArtistFrank Meisler
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
Coordinates51.517586°N 0.082563°W / 51.517586; -0.082563

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References

  1. Hammel, Andrea; Lewkowicz, Bea (2012). The Kindertransport to Britain 1938/39: New Perspectives. Rodopi. p. 9. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. Thornhill, Gillian (October 31, 2012). The Life, Times and Music of Mark Raphael. AuthorHouse. p. 77. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  3. Rabben, Linda (February 28, 2011). Give Refuge to the Stranger: The Past, Present, and Future of Sanctuary. Left Coast Press. p. 109. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  4. Long, David (November 30, 2011). Hidden City: The Secret Alleys, Courts and Yards of London's Square Mile. The History Press. p. 273. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
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