Victoria Memorial and bronze sculpture in front of


  • Code:  2212429
  • Loopable:  No
  • Duration:  11 s
  • Aspect:  16:9
  • Alpha / Matte:  No
  • Model Release: No
  • Property Release: No
  • License:  Royalty-Free (Editorial Use Only)
  • Location: LONDON, United Kingdom

(BUCKINGHAM PALACE--5b) Victoria Memorial and bronze sculpture in front of Buckingham Palace, London, UK. The Memorial was dedicated in 1911 by George V and his first cousin, Wilhelm II of Germany, the two senior grandsons of Victoria. The sculptor was Sir Thomas Brock. It was completed with the installation of the final bronze statues in 1924. They were cast at Burton’s Foundry, Thames Ditton. The whole sculptural programme has a nautical theme, much like the rest of The Mall (Admiralty Arch, for example). This can be seen in the mermaids, mermen and the hippogriff, all of which are suggestive of the United Kingdom's naval power.