"Kaled" or "Lara's Page" (Statue), 193, Fleet St.
Kaled is the name adopted by the slave Gulnare in her disguise as Lara's page.
William Kent's "An Encyclopaedia of London", London 1937, p.328 say s that on the base of the statue were inscribed the words "They were not common links that formed the chain, that bound to Lara, Kaled's heart and brain". He also states that "the statuette" belonged to the founder of the business, who selected the lines when it was placed upon the building in 1883.
on the base of the statue: KALED
Related works : Another version of this work, in bronze, is in the Milan Municipal Art Collection
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