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Victoria Embankment Gardens (WC2)
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Henry Bartle Frere

Sir Henry Bartle Frere, 1st Baronet
Clydach, Monmouthshire, 1815 - Wimbledon, London 1884
British colonial administrator; Governor of Bombay and High Commissioner for Southern Africa
(Wikipedia)
Thomas Brock
1887

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Description

Bronze statue of Frere in privy counsellor's uniform, with the robe and collar of a Knight Grand Commander of the Star of India and the insignia of the Order of the Bath. On the front of the pedestal is a relief, showing an allegorical figure "victory achieved, peace sought and the readiness to maintain honour with a sword:" seated woman with sword and shield inscribed PRO PATRIA; and on the sides small shields INDIA and AFRICA.

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Inscription(s)

BARTLE FRERE

erected
by
public subscription

1887

Signature

(statue) t. brock, a.r.a. Sculptr. 1887
(relief) Thos. Brock Sc. 1887

Annotation

Unveiled 5 June 1888 by the Prince of Wales.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'20" W 0°7'24"

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