London Statues and Monuments

London Statues and Monuments

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This book explains some of the reasons for London's sculpted gallery and describes the subjects, the donors the sculptors and the results. This completely revised edition, now extended to include memorials throughout Greater London, has over six hundred entries. From the sixteenth-century statue of Queen Elizabeth I in Fleet Street to Montgomery, with his back to the Ministry of Defence, this book will provie a rich sources of fact and anecdote, a who's who in bronze and stone in the capital city.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 128 x 206 x 14mm | 421.84g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0747804958
  • 9780747804956
  • 1,803,359

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square Whitehall and Horse Guards Westminster to Millbank Chelsea and Battersea Around the Mall and St James's Park Piccadilly and Bond Street Hyde Park and Belgravia Knightsbridge and Kensington Around Oxford Street Bloomsbury, Euston and Camden Town Paddington to Regent's Park Strand to Fleet Street Victoria Embankment: Westminster to Blackfriars Holborn to St Paul's St Paul's The Bank and Royal Exchange The City and north to Islington Cornhill to Tower Hill The East End and Docklands Kennington to London Bridge London Bridge to Rotherhithe Greenwich and Woolwich South London Westwards from Putney North London Bibliography Maps
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