“We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.”
If you haven’t guessed – that statue is the silhouette of Winston Churchill looking upon Parliament from a small park adjacent.
The sound of Churchill’s voice will echo in iconography of Great Britain for a long time. Although well before my time, it’s one of the first things I think of from London, its fierce survival in war time.
I frequently get requests for this with the quote on the print. In the past, I made it available by request. Now I’m just going to make it available both as the original seen here and with the added quote on the base of the stateu:
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