Left: Commerce. Right: Agriculture and Commerce. Both by Henry Bursill (fl. 1855-1870). 1869 South parapet, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1. Bronze, 2.44m high. Inscription: on the front of the base: “Commerce;” on west side of base: “ELKINGTON & Co./ FOUNDERS;” on east side of base: “Hy.BURSILL. Sc.” [Click on images for larger pictures.]

Photograph on left, and text, by Robert Freidus, and photograph on right by Jacqueline Banerjee. Formatting and perspective 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.

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