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Brittannia Receiving Tribute - Temple of Concord & Victory, Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckinghamshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 02.025 W 001° 01.041
30U E 636001 N 5766647
Quick Description: This large frieze art lies on the Temple of Concord & Victory.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/13/2009 1:20:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM66NM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
Views: 3

Long Description:
The sculpture was carved by Peter Scheermakers, a Flemish Roman Catholic sculptor who died in Antwerp in 1781.

There are some fine details with many different creatures and activities taking place. Originally the sculpture decorated the interior wall of the Palladian Bridge in the gardens. It was removed, adapted and added to the temple's pediment in 1762. Above the doorway is a latin inscription by Valerius Maximus.
Artist: Peter Scheermakers

Address:
Temple of Concord & Victory Stowe Landscape Gardens Buckingham Buckinghamshire MK18 5DQ


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