Memorial arch


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Memorial arch

An arch commemorating a person or event, popular during the Roman Empire and again at the time of Napoleon.

memorial arch

memorial arch at the Forum, Rome
An arch commemorating a person or event, popular during the Roman Empire, and again at the time of Napoleon and later.
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There are nice touches, throwbacks to a bygone age, like the clock tower and the memorial arch to rugby men who died in the Great War.
Whereas Wodiczko's earlier public projections-- especially those on military monuments, like the Memorial Arch in Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza (1984-85) or the Arco de la Victoria in Madrid (1991)--disrupted the public function of such memorials through images of what they necessarily exclude, The Hiroshima Projection opened up the dome to a series of disjunctive, individual voices.
National Memorial Arch - Valley Forge, Pennsylvania National Park.
The cornerstone of the Washington Memorial Arch, in marble, was laid.
Spread over six levels, the 10,600 square metre building fills in the gap between the Memorial Arch on Deiniol Road and the old college building in Upper Bangor.
Images will be projected from the city's Memorial Arch onto the wall of Bangor University's new Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre, making a connection between the sacrifices of the past and the hopes of the future.
The new 10,000 square metre structure will link the City's Memorial Arch to the University's main building by developing into an existing steep slope.
Who has heard of Ghino Venturi (1884-1970), designer of the castle-like sacrario at Oslavia, or of Orfeo Rossato (1885-1937), who raised a huge memorial arch on the Asiago plateau, or of Felice Nori, who was responsible for the strange sacrario tower on the Montello ridge (Fig.
THE Memorial Arch, which commemorates the members of the Armed Forces from across all counties of North and mid Wales who died during the First World War, will be open to the public during Remembrance Week.
The high school is gone but there is a memorial arch where it once stood.
Mr Mukherjee was scheduled to inaugurate the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Centenary Year Memorial Arch at Maducarai, near here, later in the day before flying to Chennai.