The newish, and smallish Heritage Gallery inside London’s Guildhall has put out a display of WW1 and WW2 maps and photos.
One cabinet contains photos from a WW1 Zeppelin bombing of the City in 1915.
The other contains one of the LCC bomb damage maps from WW2. The colour coding shows where bombs destroyed offices in the city, and to what degree, a landscape that was to take a couple of decades in places to repair.
It’s a small diversion, but any excuse for a wander around the Guildhall Art Gallery is a good one.
The exhibition is open until 7th January, and the gallery is open every day (and often very quiet on Sundays).
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