Temple Place 4 (WC2)
(British American Tobacco Building)
Two statues of Mercury
Messenger of the gods and god of trade, merchants, and travel, in Roman (Mercurius) and Greek (Ἑρμῆς - Hermes) mythology
(Wikipedia: Mercury - Hermes)
Two statues of Mercury on pillars flanking the entrance of the British American Tobacco Building. The statues are each others mirror
(both) c. wheeler Sc. 1934.
- Sir Charles Thomas Wheeler KCVO RA (1892 - 1974), British sculptor (Wikipedia).
Location (N 51°30'41" - W 0°6'46")
Item Code: gblo070; Photograph: 4 August 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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