Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)
Queen Victoria (1819–1901)

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The work features a circular stone base of steps, surmounted by further steps in cross plan, with seats in the angles and urns on ends, and four sculptured figure groups in inner angles (education, industry, commerce and agriculture). There is a circular domed pavilion on four sets of four coupled Ionic columns with circular cornice and sculptured figures over each angle (representing justice, wisdom, charity, and peace) and a trumpeting angel on top of dome (representing fame); under this baldachinno is standing a bronze statue of Queen Victoria under a dome.
Title

Queen Victoria (1819–1901)

Medium

Portland stone, bronze, lead & gold mosaic

Measurements

H 1830 x W 2740 x D 2740 cm

Accession number

L2_MH_S258

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Liverpool Queen Victoria Memorial Committee

Work type

Statue

Owner

Liverpool City Council

Custodian

Liverpool City Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

27th September 1906

Listing date

14/03/75

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

at bottom left: C. J. ALLEN. Sc. 1906 at bottom right corner: A. B. Burton. Founder. / Thames Ditton

Inscription description

front face of the central pedestal supporting the figure of Queen Victoria: VICTORIA; rear face of the central pedestal: ERECTED BY / THE CITIZENS / OF Liverpool; north east plaque, beneath a laurel wreath: FOUNDATION STONE / LAID BY / FIELD-MARSHAL / EARL ROBERTS / K.G. V.C. / OCTOBER 11TH 1902.; south east plaque ( in a circular band encircling a rose motif): DIEU ET MON DROIT / THIS MEMORIAL / WAS UNVEILED BY / HER ROYAL HIGHNESS / PRINCESS LOUISE / DUCHESS OF ARGYLL / 27TH SEPTEMBER 1906; south west plaque: decorated with the coat of arms of Great Britain and Ireland; north west plaque (beneath a castle in bas-relief): ON THIS SITE / FORMERLY STOOD / THE CASTLE / OF / Liverpool

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