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The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial

Photo credit: Sally Norris / Art UK

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Title

The Albert Memorial

Date

1864–1876

Medium

bronze, granite, Darley Dale sandstone, Portland stone, Campanella marble, mosaic, enamels, brass & copper

Measurements

H 5400 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

SW7_SAN_S030

Acquisition method

commissioned by Queen Victoria

Work type

Monument

Custodian

English Heritage

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade I (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

3rd July 1872

Listing date

14/01/70

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Garden opening times.

Signature/marks description

statue self-base, right-hand face, towards the rear): J.H. FOLEY. R.A. Sculpt / LONDON.; statue self-base, left-hand face, towards the rear: H. PRINCE. FOUNDER. / SOUTHWARK. 1875.; The Continents: Europe, front left, self-base, north face, towards the lef

Inscription description

statue pedestal, front face above cornice: ALBERT Pavillion; principal inscription: (front) QUEEN VICTORIA AND HER PEOPLE (right) TO THE MEMORY OF ALBERT PRINCE CONSORT (rear) AS A TRIBUTE OF THEIR GRATITUDE (left) FOR A LIFE DEVOTED TO THE PUBLIC GOOD in Prince Albert's hand, catalogue of the Great Exhibition: GREAT EXHIBITION / OF THE WORKS OF / INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS / 1851; The Continents: front left, on pedestal cornice, south and west faces: EUROPE front right, on pedestal cornice, south and east faces: ASIA rear right, on pedestal cornice, north and east faces: AFRICA rear left, on pedestal cornice, north and west faces: AMERICA Industrial Arts: front left, front face of base: AGRICULTURE front right, front face of base: MANUFACTURES rear right, front face of base: COMMERCE rear left, front face of base: ENGINEERING Practical Arts and Sciences The four against the clustered columns: south-west figure, front face of self-base: GEOMETRY south-east figure, front face of self-base: ASTRONOMY north-east figure, front face of self-base: CHEMISTRY north-west figure, front face of self-base: GEOLOGY The four in the niches at the level of the arches: south-west figure, front face of self-base: PHYSIOLOGY north-west figure, front face of self-base: PHILOSOPHY south-east figure: RHETORIC north-east figure: MEDICINE

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Located at

Kensington Gardens, Knightsbridge

SW7 5ET

Located at the south end of Lancaster Walk, on Albert Memorial Road, opposite the Royal Albert Hall.