Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria

Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. 1847-1922

1890

Marble on a granite pedestal

Outside the Shire Hall, Worcester

The inscription on the pedestal reads, "THIS STATUE OF/ QUEEN VICTORIA/ WAS ERECTED/ BY HER LOYAL SUBJECTS/ OF THE COUNTY OF WORCESTER/ IN COMMEMORATION OF/ THE COMPLETION OF 50 YEARS/ OF HER MAJESTY'S HAPPY REIGN/ 1887." [Commentary continues below.]

Photograph by Philip Halling, originally posted on the Geograph website, and kindly made available for reuse under the Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) Creative Commons Licence; text by Jacqueline Banerjee.