Dunedin Cenotaph’s that might have been

A picture of the accepted plan for the cenotaph, featuring frescoes and bronze figures that were not included in the final design due to a lack of funds.

Some notes from the judge of the competition held to pick the winning design.

If anyone has any leads on any publication or archives holding any of the losing competition entries (especially the “more artistic” ones) please leave a message on this post.

Top image from The University of Auckland Library architecture archives. Text from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/periodicals/P19210801.2.6 with thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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1 Response to Dunedin Cenotaph’s that might have been

  1. Robin Collins says:

    very impressive. Have you seen the war memorial tower in Whanganui?

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