Public sculpture of the city of London
By the end of the seventeenth century, the City of London was already by far the most important center of trade and finance in the world. This financial and commercial supremacy was reflected in some of the most impressive architecture and public sculpture of the last 300 years. With over 420 photographs and over 550 pages, Philip Ward-Jackson’s book is a unique survey of one of the most architecturally exciting and diverse cities in the world.
"Ward-Jackson’s guide is an amazing feat of scholarship and tenacity."—James Hall, Times Literary Supplement
"Public Sculpture in the City of London is a glorious work... thoroughly researched and well-illustrated."—Simon Jenkins, The Spectator
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Catalogue of Public Sculpture
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allegorical approx April architect architectural sculpture artists Bank British Sculptors Broadgate Builder building Bursill bust carved centre Charles Wheeler church church monuments City Lands Committee City of London City Press Co.Co.Minutes commemorative commissioned Common Council Corporation Court of Common Dates December decorative Drinking Fountain E.H. Baily erected exhibited Farmer & Brindley February female figure frieze front Gallery George Grade II Condition Gresham Guildhall Library Hall Henry Herbert Baker high Inscription Holborn Horace Jones Ibid Illustrated London January John July June letter Listed status Lord Mayor Mansion House marble March Material memorial Misc.Mss monument niche Notes November October panel pedestal pediment plaque plinth Portland stone Portland stone Dimensions portrait public sculpture Queen Victoria relief reported represented Royal Academy Royal Exchange School sculpted September side St Paul's standing studio Temple Thomas Thornycroft Threadneedle Street Unilever unveiling Westminster William Reid Dick Wren