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Shackleton statue

Shackleton & Livingstone statues Shackleton statue

Erection date: 1932

Inscription

{Inscribed on stone plinth:}
Shackleton

In Exhibition Road façade, on left of picture. This bronze statue stands in a niche although it was intended to be on a plinth.

Site: Shackleton & Livingstone statues (3 memorials)

SW7, Kensington Gore, Royal Geographic Society

Ornamental Passions's post had good photos of the statues. Apparently cabbies call this "hot and cold corner" (think about it). The room behind is the lecture hall.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Shackleton statue

Subjects commemorated Information

Sir Ernest Shackleton

Born Kilkee, county Clare, Ireland. He led several Antarctic expeditions and ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Shackleton statue

Created by Information

Charles Sargeant Jagger

Sculptor.  Born Yorkshire.  Started as an apprentice metal engraver for Mappi...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Shackleton statue

Also at this site Information

Herman Wallace

This tile is about 4" square. It has been guerrilla-stuck to the wall just a...

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Livingstone statue

In Kensington Gore façade, on right of picture.  The unveiling ceremony is de...

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