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Holy Trinity, Long Melford, Suffolk: monument to William Cordell (d.1581) showing his recumbent effigy overlooked by small statues representing Prudence, Justice, Temperance and Fortitude

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NOTES: Sir William Cordell (1522-1581), builder of Melford Hall, was Speaker of the House of Commons and Master of the Rolls during the reign of Mary I.

House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, London: the debating chamber with galleries supported by slender iron pillars, adorned with Corinthian capitals and sconces

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Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)
SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. I, pl. 21 NOTES: In the reign of Queen Anne, Wren was commissioned to build galleries in the chamber, the former St Stephen's Chapel, to accomodate the new Scottish members.

Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square, Tower Hill, City of London: sculpture plaque of the politician and philanthropist William Wilberforce

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Cooper, Sir Edwin (1873-1942)
NOTES: This is one of ten carved wooden medallions of famous men associated with London adorning the 'Smoke room' on the second floor.

Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square, Tower Hill, City of London: sculpture plaque of Richard Whittington, the first Lord Mayor of London

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Cooper, Sir Edwin (1873-1942)
NOTES: This is one of ten carved wooden medallions of famous men associated with London adorning the 'Smoke room' on the second floor.

Port of London Authority Building, Trinity Square, Tower Hill, City of London: sculpture plaque of the military leader and politician Oliver Cromwell

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Cooper, Sir Edwin (1873-1942)
NOTES: This is one of ten carved wooden medallions of famous men associated with London adorning the 'Smoke room' on the second floor.

Hermann Goering

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Goering, Hermann (1893-1946)

Front cover of Robert Byron's pamphlet entitled 'How we celebrate the Coronation', featuring a cartoon depicting a government official, a landlord and a clergyman with the body of a lion destroying architectural fragments, plans and protest documents

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SOURCE: Robert Byron. How we celebrate the Coronation - a word to Londons visitors (London, 1937), front cover NOTES: This pamphlet (which was first published as an article in the Architectural Review in 1937) includes a list of "a few of London's historic buildings which have been demolished since the war, or threatened with destruction". It served as a scathing indictment of the perceived irresponsibility of landlords and senior members of the government and church in allowing valuable old buildings to be destroyed in the interest of short-term financial gain.

Bronze of Philip Herbert in front of the Bodleian Library, Old Schools Quad, Oxford

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Herbert, Philip, 4th Earl of Pembroke (1584-1649)
NOTES: Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke and Ist Earl Montgomery, was chancellor of the University of Oxford in 1641-1643 and again in 1648-1650. This statue, executed in 1648, is attributed to Le Sueur and given to the University in 1722.

St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool: the Corinthian entrance portico on the east front with a statue of Disraeli in the foreground

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Birch, Charles Bell (1832-1893)
NOTES: The design for St George's Hall was won in open competition by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes in 1839. Construction began in 1841 and after Elmes's death in 1847 work was continued by the Corporation Surveyor, John Weightman, until C. R. Cockerell took over as architect in 1851.
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