Britannia and her companions by Henry Hugh Armstead and J. Birnie Philip. Colonial Office, Whitehall, London. [Click on this image and those below to enlarge them.]

Details: left and right: Two of Britannia's attendants. Middle: The central group..

Details of the central group (a) seen in different light conditions (b) from the left.

Photographs, caption, formatting, and perspective correction by George P. Landow September 2011. 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.]

Relief portraits on the façade of the Colonial Office


Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.

Bradley, Simon, and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 6: Westminster. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003.

Last modified 5 September 2011