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Grantham Town Hall, Lincolnshire: view of the clocktower with the statue of Isaac Newton in the foreground

Theed, William, the Younger (1804-1891)
NOTES: The statue of Isaac Newton, erected in 1858, was sculpted by William Theed the Younger.

Fountain, Trafalgar Square, London, at night

Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944)
NOTES: Lutyens was responsible for the centrepiece of the fountain; Wheeler for the mermen; and Macmilan for the mermaids.

One of the two sphinxes flanking Cleopatra's Needle, Victoria Embankment, London

Vulliamy, George John (1817-1886)
NOTES: Cleopatra's Needle was erected on the Embankment in 1878, however the bronze mountings and sphinxes were not in place until 1881. The sphinxes were enlarged copies of the sphinx at Alnwick Castle dating from the time of Thuthmose III.

Albert Memorial, Kensington Gore, London: detail of the bronze figure of Albert by J H Foley completed in 1876

Foley, John Henry (1818-1874)
NOTES: The figure is here ungilded and has since been regilded as originally.

Lion statue, Market Square, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Duresne, A.
NOTES; This is one of a pair of cast-iron lions brought to the town from the grounds of Waddesdon in 1888.

Clandon Park, West Clandon, Surrey: grotto and statue of the Three Graces

Brown, Lancelot, 'Capability' (1716-1783)
NOTES: Clandon Park was rebuilt in Palladian style for 2nd Lord Onslow by the Venetian-born architect, Giacomo Leoni, c.1730-1733. Work on the interiors continued into the 1740s. The grounds were landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in the 1770s.