Humanity Supporting the World by Ernest Cole, sculptor; stone carvers, Joseph and Peter Induni. 1915-21. Portland stone and bronze. Location: former London County Hall designed by Ralph Knott, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 (Cavanagh). [Click on these images to enlarge them.]
Detail: the human beings supporting the world, all of whom appear to be muscular men.
Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting and perspective correction by George P. Landow. 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.]
Cavanagh, Terry. Public Sculpture of the South London. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2007.
Last modified 16 August 2011