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Morley mosaics - WBR - Emma Cons Morley mosaics - Westminster Bridge Road

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Emma Cons, born 1838.
Emma was a politician, suffragette, educationalist,business woman, philanthropist and impressario. She was the first woman alderman of the London County Council, founder of Morley College and the Old Vic Theatre.
Artist: Laura Symes
By Southbank Mosaics
Arts Council of England

Site: Morley mosaics - Westminster Bridge Road (4 memorials)

SE1, Westminster Bridge Road, Morley College

Left to right: Cons, Martineau, Hubback, Baylis. In our photo the pedestrian has just walked past Baylis.

These mosaics are on the Maufe 1937 extension to Morley College, all that remains of the pre-WW2 buildings.

See the other 10 portrait mosaics on the King Edward Walk side of the college - see there for more information.

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Emma Cons

Information Subjects commemorated

Morley College

This college has its origins in the temperance Royal Victoria Coffee and Musi...

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Royal Coburg Theatre / Royal Victoria Theatre / Old Vic

This theatre designed by the German architect Rudolphe Cabanel, began life in...

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Emma Cons

Social reformer and theatre manager. Born London. Knew and was influenced by ...

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Emma Cons

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Arts Council of England / Great Britain

1940 the Committee for Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) was set up ...

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Southbank Mosaics

Southbank Mosaics actively promotes equal opportunities and cross-cultural, i...

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Laura Symes

Mosaic artist active in 2012. Born Scotland.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Morley mosaics - WBR - Emma Cons

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Caroline Martineau

Caroline Martineau, born 1844. Caroline was one of the earliest teachers at M...

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Eva Hubback

Eva Hubback, born 1886. An early English feminist and suffragette, Eva became...

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis

Lilian Baylis, born 1874. A niece of Emma Cons, Lilian flourished as a theatr...

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