Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Hove
Brighton and Hove

South East England

Grand Avenue / Kingsway

Queen Victoria

London 1819 - Osborne House 1901
Queen of Great-Britain, 1837-1901
(Wikipedia)
Thomas Brock
1901

Hove /  Queen Victoria   Hove /  Queen Victoria

Description

Bronze statue of Queen Victoria, as you can see on the photos, this statue was in restoration in the time we were in Hove.
On the pedestal are four bronze reliefs (only partly visible because of the scaffolding):

Hove - Queen Victoria
science and art
Hove - Queen Victoria
commerce
Hove - Queen Victoria
empire
Hove - Queen Victoria
education

Inscription(s)

erected
by the inhabitants of hove
to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary
of the accession of
QVEEN VICTORIA
jvne 20 a.d. 1897


born 24 may 1819 - died 22 jan 1901

Around the pedestal:

victoria dei gra | britanniae regina | fidei defensor | ind. imperatrix (Victoria, by the Grace of God Queen of Britain, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 50°49'28" - W 0°10'9")

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