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. (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 flamboyant touch, goddesses of plenty are supported by pairs of cherubs which represent the virtues of ancient Rome (7).

Source

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office: History, supplied by the Office on London's Open Day, 17 September 2006.


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