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Overdoor figures, 3 Whitehall Place, Scotland Yard, by unknown sculptor. [Click on images for larger pictures.] The figure on the left of the royal arms, who holds a sickle in his right hand, rides a bull with a ring through his nose while the companion figure who holds what may be a fish in his hand, rides a dolphin.

Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting, perspective, and color 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.]


Ward-Jackson, Philip. Public Sculpture of the City of London. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003.

Pevsner, Nikolaus, revised by Bridget Cherry. London Volume One. London: Penguin Books, 1989.

Last modified 3 July 2011