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National Portrait Gallery - Clarendon

National Portrait Gallery National Portrait Gallery - Clarendon
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Clarendon

Site: National Portrait Gallery (18 memorials)

WC2, Charing Cross Road

This building, 1896, designed by Ewan Christian, has 18 busts contained in medallions around the top of the facades. Starting at the east end of Orange Street and reading clockwise:
Facing north up Charing Cross Road: Chantrey, Lawrence, Reynolds, Hogarth, Roubilliac, Kneller, Lely, Van Dyke, Holbein.
Around the corner, facing east: Walpole, Clarendon, Fuller.
Facing north beside the entrance: Lodge, Faithorne, Granger.
Facing east, above the entrance are represented the three men chiefly responsible for the Gallery's existence: MacAulay, Stanhope, Carlyle.

2019: The Guardian reports on plans to move the entrance to this museum from the east side of the building round to the north side, where the Irving statue is.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
National Portrait Gallery - Clarendon

Subjects commemorated Information

Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon

Born Wiltshire. His daughter, Anne married the Duke of York, who eventually b...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
National Portrait Gallery - Clarendon

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Old Westminster Library - head 1 - Spenser

Old Westminster Library - head 1 - Spenser

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1 subject commemorated
Royal George bust

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1 subject commemorated
Bermondsey Library - 2 - Shakespeare

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1 subject commemorated
Bermondsey Library - 5 - unknown

Bermondsey Library - 5 - unknown

SE16, Spa Road, Old Bermondsey Library / Kagyu Samye Dzong Buddhist centre

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