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Queen Victoria

London 1819 - Osborne House 1901
Queen of Great-Britain, 1837-1901
(Wikipedia)
George Walker Milburn
1905

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Description

Statue of Queen Victoria seated on the throne, wearing a crown, and holding sceptre and orb, with at the foot the text "1837 VICTORIA 1901". On the socle texts and the coat of arms of the Lord Mayor of York.
Unveiled in the Guildhall of York on 24 October 1905 by princess Henry of Battenberg (Princes Beatrice of the United Kingdom), daugher of Queen Victoria.

Inscription(s)

erected
by public subscription
to commemorate the REIGN of
QUEEN VICTORIA
born 1819 ascent to the throne 1837 died 1901
this memorial
was unveiled by
H.R.H.
PRINCESS HENRY OF BATTENBERG
october 24, 1905
the rt hon r.h. vernon wragge j.p.
lord mayor
alderman lancelot foster
lord mayor 1902
chairman of committee(?) and treasurer
1902-1906
(Coat of arms of the Lord Mayor of York)

Signature

g.w. milburn sculptor york 1905

Sculptor

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Location (N 53°57'15" - W 1°6'43")

Item Code: gbyh083; Photograph: 26 July 2019
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