Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

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)
Charles Wheeler
1934

London /  Two statues of Mercury

Description

Two statues of Mercury on pillars flanking the entrance of the British American Tobacco Building. The statues are each others mirror

London - Two statues of Mercury London - Two statues of Mercury

Signature

(both) c. wheeler Sc. 1934.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°30'41" W 0°6'46"

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