King Edward VII (1841-1910).

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

Bronze

1921

Toronto, Canada

King Edward VII died in May 1910. A month later the All-India Memorial Committee decided to commemorate his reign with an equestrian statue in Delhi. Thomas Brock was awarded the commission for a fee of £4,200 (4000 guineas).

The statue shows the king on horseback, wearing the full-dress uniform of a field marshal and holding his plumed hat in his left hand so that his face can be clearly seen.[continued below]

Text by John Sankey. The image was originally published in the Foundry Trades Journal in 1921.

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