Battle of Britain Lace Panel

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Reference WMO/273720


Dowding House RAFA Sheltered Housing Project

Old Well Road


DG10 9AW


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Tapestry/Needlepoint
  • Other Fabric
Lettering: Other
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Framed and glazed wall mounted lace panel of Egyptian Cotton depicting various scenes witnessed during the bombing of London. Depicts aircraft in battle and airmen parachuting; landmarks of London under attack; badges of Allied air forces; together with the names of the craftsmen who designed and created the panel along with Churchill's quote. It is in am alcove of the resident's lounge. DOBSONS AND M. BROWNE & CO (Manufacturer), HARRY CROSS (Designer), W HEROD (Draughtsman), Mr W R Jackson (Draughtsman), Alf Webster (Patternmaker). 1988: Given to Dowding House by RAFA Created between 1942-1946. Presented to the Royal Air Force Association (not known where it was kept to this point or if work has been carried out on it.)
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