Picture of the Moment and accompanying jigsaws from Beautiful Britain

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Saturday 25th June 2016


Quote:-
'War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.' (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Bury War Memorial - (A picture for Armed Forces Day : 25th June)
(OS Grid Ref. SD804108 Nearest Post Code BL9 0LD)

A picture for Armed Forces Day, on a day to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community. This picture is a close up of one of several bas-reliefs on the Bury War Memorial in Lancashire, by the sculptor Joseph Hermon Cawthra. Cawthra was born (1886) in Baildon in Yorkshire, studied at Salts Art School in Shipley and was elected to the Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS). Many of his most notable works have been war memorials. These reliefs were exhibited by the Royal Academy prior to installation at Bury.

Picture of the Moment


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Picture of the Moment jigsaw


Downloadable Jigsaws

The downloadable jigsaw is available here

 
 


More widescreen wallpaper on page 1 and page 2 - Non-widescreen daily wallpaper


How to use as PC wallpaper -
Click on the 1920x1080 link above. Right click the enlarged desktop wallpaper picture in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox and choose 'Set as Background'. Note:- Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Opera and other browsers do not support this feature. You will have to use 'save picture as' to save to a location e.g. your desktop, followed by double click, then right click and set as background.

How to use as phone wallpaper - On your Tablet or Smart Phone long press on the enlarged image and choose to Save it. Use the phone's Settings menu to change the wallpaper.


 

MORE ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH

A picture for Armed Forces Day, on a day to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community. This picture is a close up of one of several bas-reliefs on the Bury War Memorial in Lancashire, by the sculptor Joseph Hermon Cawthra. Cawthra was born (1886) in Baildon in Yorkshire, studied at Salts Art School in Shipley and was elected to the Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS). Many of his most notable works have been war memorials. These reliefs were exhibited by the Royal Academy prior to installation at Bury.

Two Interactive maps show the photo's location

Map 1 on the left uses Ordnance Survey data from OS OpenSpace. You can pan the map by dragging the map or zoom in / out by using the + or - buttons.


Map 2 - is a Google Map close up satellite view with the option to view in Google Street View. The 'push pin' indicates the photo's location.

(Many thanks to Stephanie, from Ohio, for giving me the inspiration to create this addition. I hope that it adds to your enjoyment of the page.)

More about Armed Forces Day



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