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King George VI

Sandringham House, Norfolk 1895 - Sandringham House, Norfolk 1952
King of Great-Britain, 1936-1952
(Wikipedia)
William McMillan
1955

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Description

Part of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Memorial, completed in its present form in 2009. The memorial incorporates an earlier statue of George VI by William McMillan, unveiled by his daughter Queen Elizabeth II in 1955. The reconfigured memorial, which includes a statue of the Queen Mother by Philip Jackson, relief sculpture by Paul Day and an architectural setting by Donald Buttress and Donald Insall, was unveiled by Elizabeth II in 2009.

Inscription(s)

GEORGE VI

the bronze memorial statue of
king george vi
by william macmillan
stood here from 1956 in a setting
designed by louis de soissons
inn 2008 it was moved to become
part of the new memorial to
KING GEORGE VI
AND
QUEEN ELIZABETH

donald buttress & donald insall associates
Architects. sculptors: philip jackson & paul day

Signature

w. mcmillan 1954

London - King George VI

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'18" - W 0°8'1")

Item Code: gblo197; Photograph: 18 March 2019
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