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.
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
donald buttress & donald insall associates
Architects. sculptors: philip jackson & paul day
w. mcmillan 1954
Sources & Information
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 106.
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 78-79.
- Wikipedia, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Memorial.
- London Remembers, Memorials.
Location (N 51°30'18" - W 0°8'1")
Item Code: gblo197; Photograph: 18 March 2019
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