Octagonal glass lantern over The Muses Stair. India Office, Whitehall. Sculpture by Farmer and Brindley. Architects: Sir George Gilbert Scott and Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt. 1861-68. In a flamboyant touch, goddesses of plenty are supported by pairs of cherubs which represent the virtues of ancient Rome (7) (another view)
Photograph and text 2006 by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office: History, supplied by the Office on London's Open Day, 17 September 2006.
Last modified 28 October 2006