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Queen Victoria statue - Blackfriars Queen Victoria statue - Blackfriars

Statue: Queen Victoria statue - Blackfriars

Erection date: 21/7/1896

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth in gilded lettering:}
Victoria R.I. 1896 {for "Victoria Regina Imperatrix" Latin, meaning: Victoria, Queen Empress"

{On the back, main section of the plinth:}
Presented to the citizens of London by Sir Alfred Seale Haslam in token of friendship to themselves and loyalty to Her Majesty Queen Victoria.

Rt Hon Sir Walter Wilkin Knt, Lord Mayor

{On the back, lower section of the plinth:}
Erected under the direction of the City Lands Committee of the Corporation of London
Matthew Wallace, Esq, JP - Chairman - July 1896

Site: Queen Victoria statue - Blackfriars (1 memorial)

EC4, Blackfriars Bridge

2018: Some discussion about the relocation of this statue. We've not been that way for a bit so we can't comment on the current whereabouts of the statue.

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Queen Victoria statue - Blackfriars

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Queen Victoria

Reigned: 1837-1901, 64 years. Born Kensington Palace. Daughter of Edward, Duk...

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Queen Victoria statue - Blackfriars

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Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist have provided a potted hist...

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Charles Bell Birch

Sculptor.  Born Brixton.  Studied in Berlin.  Died at King's College Hospital...

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Sir Alfred Seale Haslam

Engineer and politician.  Born Derby.  He saw the potential of refrigeration ...

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Matthew Wallace

Chairman of the City Lands Committee of the Corporation of London in July 1896.

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Sir Walter Wilkin

Lord Mayor in 1895-6.  Born London.  The Museum of London has more info. and ...

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