St. George and the Dragon, St. George's Hospital, Tooting
Type Landscape , Sculpture
A bronze statuette of St George seated on his horse, which is trampling the dragon. St George is portrayed as a muscular young male nude holding a sword in his right hand. The group is mounted on an integral base, the dragon's claws and tail overhanging its upper edges.
St. George & the Dragon / Grosvenor Wing Foyer / The bronze sculpture of St. George and / the Dragon was the work of Beryl Ellis, / a dark room technician at St. George's / Hospital. The unfinished statue was / found in Beryl Ellis' garage by her / niece, Mrs Felicity Fenton, who kindly / donated the sculpture to St. George's / Hospital in 1981. The Special Trustees / funded the brazing and it was unveiled / in the foyer in 1982.
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