Memorial: M6453

Memorial commemorating the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade in 1807 at Fen Court, City of London

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Location

Fen Court, City of London, London, England

Details

Description: A series of granite columns resembling stalks of sugar cane surrounding a podium. The memorial is engraved with extracts of Lemn Sissay's poem 'Gilt of Cain'.
Type: Memorial
Materials: Granite
Artists: Michael Visocchi, Lemn Sissay

Extra

Notes: Project initiated by Black British Heritage and the Parish of St Mary Woolnoth and was commissioned by the City of London Corporation in partnership with the British Land Company

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