Memorial to the Great Exhibition

The Memorial to the Great Exhibition is an outdoor monument commemorating the Great Exhibition (1851) and depicting Albert, Prince Consort, designed by Joseph Durham with modifications by Sydney Smirke and located south of Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom. Originally installed in the Royal Horticultural Society gardens in 1863, it was relocated to its current site during 1891–1893 when the gardens were reconstructed and Prince Consort Road was created.[1][2]

Memorial to the Great Exhibition
The memorial in 2013
Memorial to the Great Exhibition
Location in London
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
Coordinates51.500342°N 0.177292°W / 51.500342; -0.177292

See also

References

  1. "Monument: Great Exhibition and Prince Albert". LondonRemembers.com. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  2. "The Memorial to the Exhibition of 1851: CHAPTER VIII – The Memorial to the Exhibition of 1851". British History Online. Retrieved 23 September 2014.

Further reading

  • Darby, Elisabeth (2003), "The Memorial to the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations and a Missing Statue of Queen Victoria", Sculpture Journal (9): 72–89
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