Charity & Justice on the base of the General Charles Gordon Memorial by Sir W. Hamo Thornycroft, R. A. (1850-1925). Bronze. Victoria Embankment, London. Click on these images to enlarge them.] “On the flanks of the pedestal are set two large bronze low relief panels with standing female figures of Charity and Justice and Fortitude and Faith. Immediately above them and continued on all four sides of the pedestal are all richly elaborated foliated frieze and cornice, carved by Farmer & Brindley, the firm responsible for all the stonework. The stone superstructure is hung with delicate bronze wreaths and garlands." — Beattie, p. 205

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References

Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.


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