Equestrian statue of George Stuart White

The equestrian statue of George Stuart White is a Grade II listed outdoor bronze sculpture depicting Field Marshal Sir George Stuart White, an officer of the British Army, located in Portland Place, London, England.[1] The sculptor was John Tweed and the statue was unveiled in 1922.[1]

An inscription on each side of the plinth reads:[2][3]

Field-Marshal Sir George Stuart White, V.C., G.C.B., O.M., G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E., G.C.V.O. Born 1835. Died, 1912.

The statue appeared in an exterior shot of Portland Place from Alfred Hitchcock's 1947 American courtroom drama, The Paradine Case, which was set in England.[4]

References

  1. Historic England. "Statue of Sir George Stuart White (1227090)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2014-09-23.
  2. "Statue: Sir George White". London Remembers. Retrieved 2014-09-23.
  3. "Sir George Stuart White - Portland Place, London, UK". Waymarking. Retrieved 2014-09-23.
  4. Steven Jacobs (2007). The Wrong House: The Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock. 010 Publishers. p. 244. ISBN 978-90-6450-637-6.

Media related to Equestrian statue of Field Marshal Sir George Stuart White at Wikimedia Commons


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.