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Temple Gardens 1-2 (EC4)

Statues at the Middle Temple Lane Gate

William Calder Marshall
1879

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Description

Two stone statues flanking the archway between Temple Gardens 1-2.
  1. Learning: Man in toga with a book.
  2. Justice: Woman with a sword.

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    Learning
    London - Statues at the Middle Temple Lane Gate
    Justice

Above the entrance is a shield with a portrait of Queen Victoria hold by two boys with wings and fishtail.

Annotation

The elaborate archway is part of buildings designed by E.M. Barry in 1879. To the left are Middle Temple (Lamb & Flag badge) and to the right Inner Temple (Pegasus - winged horse badge).

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Location (N 51°30'41" - W 0°6'38")

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Item Code: gblo075; Photograph: 4 August 2014
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