Frieze with Perseus and Angels (central panel): An angel holding an orb flanked by women with fruits of the earth. by Alfred Turner RA (1874-1940). 1906. Portland stone. Dimensions: frieze 2m high; side panels 1.9m wide; central panel 3m wide. The Recessed Centre Bay of the Main Front, The Old Bailey, London.

Right panel: Angel with sword defending mother with infant and young child. Left panel: Perseus holding the head of Medusa with a woman (Andromeda) holding his shield.

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Alfred Turner RA.” Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951.

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