Two bronze statues in niches in the façade of the Royal Geographical Society Building:
(Exhibition Road side) SHACKLETON - Ernest Shackleton (Kilkea near Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland 1874 - Grytviken, South Georgia 1922), polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic
Statue by Charles Sargeant Jagger, 1932.
(Kensington Gore side) LIVINGSTONE - David Livingstone (Blantyre, South Lanarkshire 1813 - Chief Chitambo's Village, in present day Zambia 1873), Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa.
Statue by Thomas Bayliss Huxley-Jones, 1953.