Africa by William Theed, Junior. 1886. Marble. Albert Memorial. Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott. Hyde Park, London SW7. [Click on this image and those below to enlarge them.]

Note that Africa depicts only North Africa and emphasizes the Middle East, particularly Egypt. [Rear view.]

The Continents

Top and bottom right Photograph by Robert Freidus. Formatting, caption, and bottom left Photograph 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.]


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