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Alice and Quintin Hogg Alice and Quintin Hogg

Statue: Alice and Quintin Hogg

Erection date: 1906

Inscription

{On the left face of the plinth:}
1845 - 1918, Alice A Hogg, whose unfailing love & devotion contributed so greatly to the success of the polytechnic.

{On the right face of the plinth:}
1914 - 1918, pro patria
To the members of the polytechnic who made the supreme sacrifice.
1939 - 1945

{On the front face of the plinth:}
Quintin Hogg, 1845 - 1903.
Erected by the members of the polytechnic to the memory of their founder

Site: Alice and Quintin Hogg (1 memorial)

W1, Portland Place

Portland Place is an extremely wide road for London, and was built like that in the late 18th century. The Duke of Portland owned all the ground in this area including Foley House which used to be where Broadcasting House and the Langham Hotel are now. His tenant in this house, Lord Foley, insisted (via an Act of Parliament, no less) that any new developments should not ruin his view of (what would become) Regent's Park and Hampstead and Highgate. Solution - a wide road, the exact width of Foley's House, 125 feet.

One of London's 'lazy' statues.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Alice and Quintin Hogg

Information Subjects commemorated

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World War 1

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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members of the Polytechnic lost in WW1 and WW2

Was the Regent Street Polytechnic, now the University of Westminster.

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Alice Hogg

Alice, daughter of the collector William Graham, married Quintin Hogg.

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Quintin Hogg

Born London. Merchant, philanthropist, social reformer, and, in 1882, founder...

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Alice and Quintin Hogg

Information Created by

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Sir George Frampton

Sculptor.  Born at 91 Brook Street, Lambeth. Died at home at 91 Carlton Hill,...

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