Statues - Hither & Thither

Guernsey
Saint Peter Port

Candie Gardens

Queen Victoria

London 1819 - Osborne House 1901
Queen of Great-Britain, 1837-1901
(Wikipedia)
Charles Bell Birch
Hollinshead & Burton
1900

Saint Peter Port /  Queen Victoria   Saint Peter Port /  Queen Victoria

Description

Bronze statue of Queen Victoria crowned, with orb and sceptre.

Inscription(s)

VICTORIA
R. & I.
1837 - 1897
erected by public subscription
in commemoration of

her majesty's
diamond jubilee.

Signature

c.b. birch. sc.
hollinshead & burton | founders | thames ditton.

Annotation

Unveiled 1 March 1900. Bronze cast of a marble original in Udaipur in India from 1889 (removed in 1947). The first bronze cast is in London (Thames embankment), other casts are in Aberdeen and Adelaide (Australia).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°27'33" W 2°32'29"

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