The Victoria Memorial by Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. 1847-1922. 1911. Gilded Bronze, Bronze, and Granite. Location: Between the Mall and Buckingham Palace, London [Click on these images to enlarge them.]

The Queen, whose statue faces the Mall, is surrounded by Truth, Justice, and Motherhood. The monument is surmounted by a gilded figure of Victory accompanied by Constancy and Courage. The central portion of the monument is surrounded by fountains with bronze figures representing the arts and othert subjects.

Photograph at left (1999), formatting, and text by George P. Landow. Photograph at right (2011) by Robert Freidus. You may use theses 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.]

Bibliography

Read, Benedict. Victorian Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982.

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


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