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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Victoria R

1837

 
 
Victoria R Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 29, 2018
1. Victoria R Marker
Inscription.  
Here In Front of the Palace Where She Was Born
and Where She Resided Until Her Accession,
Her Royal Kensington Subjects Erect This Statue.
The Work of Her Daughter,
to Commemorate Fifty Years of Her Reign.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women.
 
Location. 51° 30.323′ N, 0° 11.162′ W. Marker is in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Bayswater Road and Kensington Palace Gardens, on the left when traveling west. Located in Kensington Palace Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England W8 4PU, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orangery Project (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Elfin Oak (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bomb Damage (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Victoria and Albert Museum (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Twelve Responses to Tragedy (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Sir Henry Cole
Queen Victoria image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 29, 2018
2. Queen Victoria
(approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Animals In War (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); Marble Arch (approx. 2.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
 
Regarding Victoria R. The statue was sculpted by Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
 
Queen Victoria image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 29, 2018
3. Queen Victoria
Kensington Palace is in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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