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The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
The Albert Memorial
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The Albert Memorial
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The Albert Memorial
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Image 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

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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.