Charles II visits the City of London (Reliefs of Royal Progresses I) (1875),” by Joseph Kremer originally for F. Chancellor's Elizabethan-revival building, 12-13 Poultry, which displayed the reliefs vertically, starting with Edward VI at the top and Victoria at the bottom. Red terracotta, approximately 60cm high x 2.4m long. Signed: “KREMER.” This bas relief has now been incorporated” by James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates in 1 Poultry (erected 1998).

According to Ward-Jackson, Kremer, a sculptor born in Tromborn, trained in Paris with A. Poitevin.

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Other bas reliefs in the series of the Royal Progresses


Ward-Jackson, Philip. Public Sculpture of the City of London. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003.

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