It’s High Time We Engage With Monumental Blunders

Do they belong in a museum and not in public spaces?

Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town (Image drecit wikimedia.commons)

Tourists to Cape Town marvel at Table Mountain, yet at her foot lies a monument to imperialism.

The Rhodes Memorial was built in 1912 as a testimonial to his great contribution to the British Empire. Eight lions flank the steps and at the very top is a bust of the man…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store