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Queen Victoria visits The City City of London boundary and Queen Victoria

Monument: Queen Victoria visits The City

Erection date: /12/1902

Inscription

{On the plaque below the bust:}
This tablet was erected by the Corporation of London in the mayoralty of Sir Marcus Samuel to mark the western boundary of the City and to commemorate the occasion of the last visit of Her Majesty Queen Victoria who was here presented with the city sword on the 7th Day of March 1900 by the Lord Mayor Sir Alfred James Newton, Bart.
Carried out under the direction of the County Lands Committee. Claudius George Algar, Esq., Chairman, December 1902.

{The "7th" quoted above is badly damaged and may be incorrect.}

Victoria died on 22 January 1901, less than a year after this last visit to the City.

Site: City of London boundary and Queen Victoria (2 memorials)

EC4, Victoria Embankment

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Queen Victoria visits The City

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Queen Victoria's last visit to the City of London

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Claudius George Algar

Chairman of the County Lands Committee of the City of London in 1902.

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Sir Alfred James Newton

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Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria visits The City

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Corporation of the City of London

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Sir Marcus Samuel

Mayor of the City of London in 1900.

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Queen Victoria visits The City

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