Queen Victoria Statue, Bristol
|Queen Victoria Statue|
It was unveiled on 25 July 1888 bu Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale who was Victoria's grandson. When the statue was put into place a glass time capsule was incorporated into the plinth. This was uncovered during redevelopment in 2004 and given to Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.
The round steps limestone ashlar lead to a square, copper base with fish, putti and inscribed panels, which support the marble statue. The figure of Queen Victoria is holding a sceptre and orb which are now broken. The statue has been moved several times.
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