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Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial
Cavalry of the Empire Memorial

Photo credit: Sally Norris / Art UK

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Medium

bronze, granite & Portland stone

Measurements

H 550 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 135 x W 212 x D 129 cm

Accession number

W2_SAN_S005

Work type

War memorial

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

21st May 1924

Listing date

01/12/87

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Park opening times.

Signature/marks description

self-base: ADRIAN JONES + SC; frieze, front face, lower left-hand corner: ADRIAN / JONES; frieze, left face, lower right-hand corner: ADRIAN / JONES / 1924; lower border of the frieze, rear face, left: A. B. BURTON / FOUNDER

Inscription description

pedestal: ERECTED / BY THE / CAVALRY OF THE EMPIRE / IN MEMORY OF / COMRADES / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE WAR / 1914 1919 / ALSO / IN THE WAR / 1939 1945 / AND ON ACTIVE SERVICE THEREAFTER; rear stone wall across the top: CAVALRY OF THE EMPIRE plaque: 1914 1919 / [NAMES OF THE CAVALRY UNITS]; scrolls, left to right: FRENCH HAIG ALLENBY ROBERTSON


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Located at

Hyde Park, Westminster

W2 2UH

Located on the north side of the Serpentine Road, towards the south-east corner of the park.