Fortitude, the Recording Angel, and Truth by Frederick William Pomeroy (1857-1924). 1905-6. Over the main door, Central Criminal Court, the “Old Bailey.”ll Portland stone, 4m x 7.4m. Click on image to enlarge it.

Left: The architectural setting of Fortitude, the Recording Angel, and Truth Right: Fortitude. [Click on these images and those below for larger pictures.]

Left: Truth with her mirror. Right: Another view of the group.

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Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. formatting by George P. Landow. [You may use these images 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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