Sculptural decorations on Lloyd’s Register of Shipping by J.E. Taylerson. Architect: T. E. Collcutt. Fenchurch Street and Lloyd’s Avenue, London EC3. Portland stone. “These are all on the ‘back block’ of Lloyd’s Registry on Lloyd’s Avenue, and consist of a series of reliefs of children with dolphins in leash, seated on the voussoirs of the ground floor windows frames, reliefs of dolphins in the frieze on the second floor, three corbels, two representing mermaids, and one a merman, on the overhanging storey of the curving bay, and one male harpy gargoyle on the second floor at the junction with the front block” (Ward-Jackson).

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Sir George Frampton's Sculpture on Lloyd’s Register of Shipping

Frank Lynn Jenkins's Sculpture inside Lloyd’s Register of Shipping


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

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