Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

Strand (WC2)
(The Royal Courts of Justice)

Christ, King Solomon and King Alfred


1882

London /  Christ, King Solomon and King Alfred

Description

A Victorian Gothic building with three statues of Christ and two lawgivers:
  1. Christ on top of the central gable.
  2. King Solomon on top of the left gable. Having a scroll and a temple model in his hands.
    Solomon, king of Israel and the son of David (Wikipedia).
  3. King Alfred the Great on top of the right gable.
    Alfred the Great, king of Wessex, 871-899 (Wikipedia).
There is a statue of Moses at the north side.

London - Christ, King Solomon and King Alfred
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London - Christ, King Solomon and King Alfred
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London - Christ, King Solomon and King Alfred
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Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'48" W 0°6'47"

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