The King Edward VII Memorial (The Peacemaker)

The King Edward VII Memorial (The Peacemaker) by Newbury Abbot Trent (1885-1953). 1911. Bronze. Parade Gardens, Bath, Somerset. Click on images to enlarge them.

According to the Bath Heritage website, the monument commemorates “King Edward VII's diplomatic tactics in Europe, particularly with his cousin the Kaiser in Germany, and his establishment of an entente cordiale with France. The memorial is by N. A. Irent, and was moved to its current site from Milsom Street in 1933.”

Views of the monument under different light conditions.

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Photographs and caption by the author. Formatting and perspective correction by George P. Landow. [You may use these images for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.


King Edward VII Memorial.” Web. 18 April 2018.

Newbury Trent.” Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951. University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011. Web. 18 April 2018.

Last modified 18 April 2018