- Commemorative plaque
A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text in memory of an important figure or event. A monumental plaque or tablet commemorating a deceased person or persons, can be a simple form of church monument.
World War I
After the First World War, the families of British and British Empire (now Commonwealth) service men and women killed during the conflict were presented with bronze Memorial plaques. The plaques, of about 125 millimetres (4.9 in) in diameter, were designed by the eminent sculptor and medallist, Edward Carter Preston.
Plaque inside the Royal Military College of Canada
Plaque at Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, near San Diego, CA
An award plaque made of wood with a printed metal plate and a medallion
Plaque showing the historical coat of arms of Wolverhampton, England before 1898
- Parting stone
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- History of the First World War bronze memorial plaques
- WW I memorial plaques history
- Gallery of Commemorative Plaques carved by lettercutter Ieuan Rees
- - sources for commemorative plaques
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