Statue of Baroness Burdett-Coutts
H. A. Darbishire
Entrance to Holly Village
Swain's Lane and Chester Road, Highgate, North London
Over the entrance archway is inscribed, "Holly Village Erected By A. G. B. Coutts A.D. 1865." The sculptures on either side are idealised representations of Baroness Burdett-Coutts herself and her governess and long-time companion, Mrs Hannah Brown. Burdett-Coutts holds a pet dog, and Mrs Brown holds a dove.
Photograph and text 2008 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.]