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

Humanity in the House of Circumstances, Mosaic Panel, Horniman Museum


Type Mural

     Allegory of the course of human life. Bbg: D. Spurgeon, Discovery Sydenham and Catford, Greenwich 1999. Grove Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner, London 1996, vol.3. The Horniman Museum, leaflet, 1992. List of Building of Architectural and Historical Interest.
     Commissioned by F.J. Horniman MP and C. Harrison Townsend. Museum opened June 1901.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Bell, Robert Anning Designer
Bridge, George Other

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Mosaic panel Multi-coloured tesserae c. 316 x 976

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Road London Rd.
Precise location Horniman Museum, 100, London Rd. (entrance fa├žade)
A-Z ref 1H 111
OS ref None

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Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1901
Unveiling details 10.6.1901
Commissioned by Frederick Horniman
Duty of care Horniman Trust
Listing status II*
At risk? No known risk

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