Queen Victoria.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB
N 52° 28.778 W 001° 54.189
30U E 574490 N 5814952
Quick Description: A statue of Queen Victoria in Victoria Square Birmingham in the English West Midlands.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/10/2007 11:32:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM1D8D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 76

Long Description:
The statue of Queen Victoria in Victoria Square is by Thomas Brock and was unveiled on 10 January 1901, just 12 days before her death. The original statue was marble. In 1951 (to mark the Festival of Britain) a bronze cast was made. In 1992 this was taken away to be cleaned, returning in April 1993 as the refurbishment of the Square was nearing completion.

Monarch Ranking: King / Queen

Proper Title and Name of Monarch: Queen Victoria. Queen of England and Empress of India

Country or Empire of Influence: Great Britain and its Empire

Website for additonal information: [Web Link]

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