Learning and Justice by William Calder Marshall. 1878-80. Portland stone, 2m high. Location: Temple Gardens at the entrance to Middle Temple Lane from Victoria Embankment. Architect: E.M. Barry.

The entrance to Middle Temple Lane from Victoria Embankment. [Click on these images for larger pictures.]

Merchildren holding a portrait of Queen Victoria. The merchildren are of course references to the nearby Embankment and Thames. According to Ward-Jackson, Mabey & Co. created these figures and the other architectural sculpture on the building other than Marshall's Learning and Justice (400).

Photographs by Robert Freidus. Captions by Friedus and Jacqueline Banerjee.Formatting 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.]


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