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Location: Axis Building, corner of Wellington Place and the Strand, London WC2. [Click on images for larger pictures.]
The sculpture's architectural setting (over the corner entrance of the building at right) — a wonderful amalgam (or concatenation) of architectural styles that range from the Lyceum Theatre's neoclassical columns to the Northern-Renaissance revival (with a touch of Norman Shaw) on the 1903 building across the street. On the right in the distance one sees the brown brick that one finds on so many late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century London buildings.
Photographs, caption, formatting, and perspective correction by George P. Landow. You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]
Last modified 2 December 2011