Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

St. Giles'
(Taylor Institute)

Italy, France, Germany, and Spain

W.G. Nicholl
1845

Oxford /  Italy, France, Germany, and Spain

Description

The Taylor Institute was built in 1841-5 to the designs of Charles Robert Cockerell by Baker & Son of Lambeth. On the front of the building are four Ionic columns bearing allegorical statues of women representing the European languages studied in the institution:

Oxford - Italy, France, Germany, and Spain Oxford - Italy, France, Germany, and Spain Oxford - Italy, France, Germany, and Spain Oxford - Italy, France, Germany, and Spain

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Oxford - Italy, France, Germany, and Spain

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Location (N 51°45'19" - W 1°15'34")

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Item Code: gbse130; Photograph: 18 October 2015
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