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This is a picture of the Bridge of Remembrance. It is a monument located in Christchurch on Cashel Street Bridge. The Bridge was suggested by Mrs Wyn Irwin, who was the wife of a school teacher. To design the bridge there was a competition organised and it was an architectural company from Wellington who won The Bridge was designed by the architects Prouse and Gummer and was constructed by D.Scott and Son. The Sculptural part was made by Frederick Gurnsey. The bridge has been constructed and dedicated to the soldiers who took part in the war 1914-1918 and also because all soldiers walked over this bridge when they left the war. The Bridge of Remembrance has been opened on the day of Armistice, the 11 November 1924. The bridge is owned by Christchurch City Council. Christchurch is a city with a rich history, it the main city of Canterbury Region. The city has also a large number of attractions as Boating on Avon, Cathedral Square, City Mall, Hagley Park, Botanic Gardens, Victoria Square, Art Gallery, and Canterbury Museum.



Christchurch Bridge of Remembrance




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