Prince George, Duke of Cambridge
Hannover 1819 - London 1904
army officer; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces (military head of the British Army) from 1856 to 1895. He became Duke of Cambridge in 1850 and Field Marshal in 1862
Bronze equestrian statue of the Duke of Cambridge, in military regalia wearing the flamboyant hat of a field marshall. It stands on a granite plinth that has a bronze relief at each end, showing soldiers.
his royal highness
dvke of cambridge, k.g.
of the british army
1856 - 1895.
born 1819 died 1904.
(statue) adrian jones sc. 1907 - A.B. Burton Founder | Thames Ditton
(plinth) adrian jones | sculptor
(front relief) adrian jones | 1906 - A.B. Burton Founder | Thames Ditton
(back relief) adrian jones - A.B. Burton Founder | Thames Ditton
- Adrian Jones (1845-1938),
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, List of public art in the City of Westminster.
- Bob Speel, London sculpture.
- The Victorian Web, Prince George.
- George L. Gomme, Return of outdoor memorials in London (London: City Council, 1910) (through Internet Archive).
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 270-271.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 38.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 19.
- Kees van Tilburg, From Marcus Aurelius to Kim Jong-il: The story of equestrian statues throughout the ages (Amstelveen, 2017). – see also the Equestrian statue website.
Location (N 51°30'18" - W 0°7'35")
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Item Code: gblo027; Photograph: 3 August 2014
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