Queen Victoria Memorial, Hove, by Sir Thomas Brock

Queen Victoria Memorial, Hove

Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. 1847-1922

Bronze statue on a granite pedestal with four bronze panels

Designed 1897, unveiled 9 February 1901

Grand Avenue, Hove, Sussex

This was one of Brock's fourteen statues of Queen Victoria, and the first statue of the monarch to be unveiled after her death on 22 January of that year. Bronze had been chosen as the medium both for its durability (the memorial faces the sea) and because it admits of more detail. [continued below]

Other Views

  • Statue of Victoria (from the side)
  • Detail (from the front)
  • Panel: "Empire"
  • Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009.

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