Left: Marquis Cornwallis, K.G. by John Bacon, Senior 1791. Marble. Right: Cornwallis and its companion work, Sir Eyre-Coote, K.B.. Location: The Gurkha Stair in the former India Office, which was part of the Foreign and Colonial Office (now the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Whitehall, London. [Click on these images for larger pictures.]

Other statues on the Gurkha Stair

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Bradley, Simon, and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 6: Westminster. “The Buildings of England.” New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003.

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