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Design for the decoration of the statue of Eros for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Piccadilly Circus, London

Casson, Sir Hugh Maxwell (1910-1999)
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.

Lupton's Range, Eton College, Berkshire: close-up of the gatehouse tower from School Yard

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.

German Pavilion, Barcelona: courtyard with sculpture 'Alba' by Georg Kolbe

Kolbe, Georg (1877-1947)
NOTES: The German Pavilion was originally built for the International Exhibition 1929. It was rebuilt in 1986.

Temple of Apollo, Pompeii

NOTES: This, the most ancient sanctuary in Pompeii, was constructed by the Samnites between 575 and 550 BC, although the current layout is from the 2nd century BC.

Trades Union Congress Memorial Building, Great Russell Street, London: the memorial wall and sculpture dedicated to the trade unionists killed in the two world wars by Jacob Epstein

Aberdeen, David du Rieu (1913-1987)
NOTES: The building was awarded the RIBA Bronze Medal London Architecture Award for 1958.

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.