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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Bust of Queen Victoria

Summary

Type Sculpture

     Queen Victoria is portrayed in old age, her head tilted to the right, her eyes downcast.
         

Inscriptions

- on an ornate plaque fixed to front of plinth: PRESENTED TO THE SCHOOL BY / WILLINGHAM FRANKLIN RAWNSLEY / O.U. 1855 - 1864 : MASTER. 1871 - 1878 / UNVEILED BY / H.R.H. THE DUCHESS OF ALBANY / DEC. 3. 1897. / IN THE 60TH YEAR OF HER MAJESTY'S REIGN / LONGITUDO DIERUM IN DEXTERA ET IN SINISTRA GLORIA.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Lucchesi, Andrea Carlo Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
bust and plinth white marble (bust); grey-green Irish marble (plinth) h. 65 cm; w. 50 cm; d. 35 cm
tiara gilt bronze None

PMSA recording information

Region
EM
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Other
Structural condition
Vandalism
Road High Street West
Precise location Uppingham School; in the Kendall Room
A-Z ref 26 B6 (1)
OS ref SP865996
Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details Friday 3 December 1897
Commissioned by Willingham Franklin Rawnsley
Duty of care Uppingham School
Listing status Don't know
At risk? Not at risk

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