Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Hastings
East Sussex

South East England

Grand Parade / Warrior Square

Queen Victoria

London 1819 - Osborne House 1901
Queen of Great-Britain, 1837-1901
(Wikipedia)
Francis John Williamson
Hollinshead & Burton
1902

Hastings /  Queen Victoria   Hastings /  Queen Victoria

Description

Bronze statue

Inscription(s)

VICTORIA R.I.
1833 - 1901

Hastings - Queen Victoria

the bronze standing figure
of queen victoria on a
polished pink granite pedestal
was commissioned by hastings
corporation from the sculptor
francis john williamson
1833-1920
and subsequently unveiled
in 1903. damage to the knee of
the statue was caused in 1942
by a stray bullet from an
enemy aircraft

Signature

F.J. Williamson Sc. | Esher 1902
Hollingshead & Burton | Founders

Annotation

Unveiled on 31 December 1902 by the Marquis of Abergavenny.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 50°51'7" - E 0°33'48")

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