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:
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- W.G. Nicholl,
Sources & Information
- Philip Opher, Oxford Sculpture (Heritage Tours Publications, 2009).
- Oxford History, index.
- Oxford University and City Herald - Saturday 31 October 1846 (British Newspaper Archive).
Location N 51°45'19" W 1°15'34"
Item Code: gbse130; Photograph: 18 October 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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