National Recording Project


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

"Kaled" or "Lara's Page" (Statue), 193, Fleet St.


Type Sculpture

          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

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Grandi, Giuseppe Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Statue Stone or Marble c. 130 (h)
Base Sandstone None

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Fair
Surface condition
  • Corrosion, Deterioration
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
Road Fleet St.
Precise location 193, Fleet St., Attenborough's Jewellers, on corner with Chancery La.
A-Z ref 141 8G
OS ref

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design
Year of unveiling
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by
Duty of care
Listing status Don't know
At risk? Not at risk

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