Pediment for Victoria House by Herbert W. Palliser. 1921-34. Stone. Located on Bloomsbury Square and Southampton Row, London WC1. Architect: Charles W. Long.

Two details. Note the owl, the symbol of wisdom, in the right image. [Click on the photographs to enlarge them.]

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Cherry, Bridget and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 4: North. London: Penguin Books, 1998.

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