Statue of Eros, Piccadilly, London
|Architect/Designer||Gilbert, Sir Alfred (1854-1934)|
|Library Reference||Davis London - Piccadilly-Eros|
|Credit||Bill Davis / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Monuments ; Statues|
NOTES: The statue of Eros, the first London statue cast in aluminium, was designed by Sir Arthur Gilbert and erected in 1893. It stands atop the memorial to the philanthropist Lord Shaftesbury and represents 'Anteros' the Angel of Christian Charity. It has been restored subsequently several times.
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