About this object

  • Maker:

    Dearden, Harold

  • ID:

    99.115/1

  • Production date:

    1950-1962

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Galleries of Modern London: World City Gallery: Young Londoners: 1950s-1970s

  • This painting, one of a pair, depicts a Caribbean family feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square; the accompanying painting shows a group of Indian women at the same London landmark. Both paintings date from the 1950s, a period when debate about commonwealth immigration was at its height. The 1948 British Nationality Act extended citizenship rights to people in commonwealth countries and the first Windrush sailings took place in the same year.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 765 mm; W 736 mm; D 18 mm

  • Materials

    oil; canvas

  • Last Updated

    2019-08-27

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Event

    Empire Windrush 1948 (related)

  • Related place

    City of Westminster (depicted)

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