March 13, 2017

War & Peace in London's South Bank


Imperial War Museum


Imperial War Museum London


The  museum is in the old psychiatric hospital, Bethlem,
which was nicknamed 'Bedlam'. 


Aircraft suspended in the Atrium


World War I Gas Masks


American Recruiting Poster


German Enigma Machine


Straw Overboots Used by German Soldiers


Bronze Eagle Made for the Reich Chancellery


Section of the Berlin Wall



Tibetan Peace Garden


The Tibetan Peace Garden was opened by
His Holiness the Dalai Lama in May 1999.

The Language Pillar carries the Dalai Lama's message
of peace and harmony in four languages:
Tibetan, English, Chinese and Hindi.

Contemporary sculptures at the west gateway
portray the element of Air.

At the centre of the garden, a bronze cast of the Kalachakra Mandala
is set into black Kilkenny limestone. The sculpture in the background
portrays the element of Earth.

This panel portrays the element of Water.

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