Albert, Prince Regent. Holborn Circus, London
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
N 51° 31.057 W 000° 06.441
30U E 700690 N 5711355
Quick Description: Equestrian Statue of Albert, Prince Regent, by Charles Bacon. 1874
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/5/2009 7:48:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM655Q
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:

This statue was raised as a memorial to Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, by the City of London, using money donated by Mr Charles Oppenheim.

The prince is depicted in the uniform of a field marshal, raising his plumed hat in acknowledgment of a salute.

The statue is of bronze on a Ross of Mull granite plinth. An allegorical figure of History sits at the base.

Further reading

  1. Public Sculpture of the City of London By Philip Ward-Jackson. Liverpool University Press, 2003

Identity of Rider: Albert, Prince Consort (1819-1861)

Name of artist: Charles Bacon

Date of Dedication: 1874

Material: Bronze

Unusual Features: Subject is raising hat

Position: One Hoof Raised

Identity of Horse: Not listed

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