Dora de Pedery-Hunt did a Churchill Memorial Plaque in 1967 that is truly outstanding. If you have J. Eric Engstrom's book, The Medallic Portraits of Sir Winston Churchill, her plaque is catalogued #75. You look at all the pieces catalogued - many fine portraits of Churchill - and de Pedery-Hunt's piece stands out because it is the only one where you don't see Churchill's face. You see him from the back sitting on a wall with the weight of the world on his shoulders. Remarkable.
I have searched for an image of this plaquette but haven't found one other than in the book. There were only 8 struck according to Engstrom, so it's a fairly rare piece.
I didn't have the Engstrom book in my library, but on a hunch I contacted Joe Levine, and soon an image of the plaquette appeared in my inbox. Thanks, Joe! It is an interesting and powerful piece. -Editor
Wayne Homren, Editor
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