NOTES: The statue of Eros was designed by Sir Arthur Gilbert and erected in 1893. Elizabeth ascended the throne upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952 and was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953.
NOTES: Roger Lupton was provost of Eton College from 1503 to 1535, during which time he commissioned the new range. Built in 1517-1520, it comprised the provost's lodge, the Election Hall, and the embattled tower of the gatehouse.
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.