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Prince Albert - Holborn Prince Albert - Holborn

Statue: Prince Albert - Holborn

Erection date: 1874

Inscription

{On each of the two long sides of the plinth there is a bronze relief with below, carved in the marble:}

Albert Prince Consort, born 1819, died 1861.

{On the south face the relief shows:}
Exhibition of all nations 1851. Britannia distributing awards

{On the north face the relief shows:}
The Price laying the first stone of the Royal Exchange Jan 17 1842

Prince Albert, dressed as a field marshal, doffs his hat to the passing traffic in a very jaunty way. This bronze statue is the City of London's official memorial to the Prince Consort. The horse stands on a plinth of Scottish granite with an allegorical figure of history in front.

Site: Prince Albert - Holborn (1 memorial)

EC1, Holborn Circus

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Prince Albert - Holborn

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Royal Exchange

The Royal Exchange was established by Thomas Gresham in 1566, following his, ...

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Great Exhibition

From the V&A website: "The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of a...

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Prince Albert

Born Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Germany, as Albert Francis Augustus Charles Ema...

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Prince Albert - Holborn

Information Created by

Charles, Bacon

Active in 1870s.

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