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Untitled (Pedestal of Charles I's statue at Charing Cross)

c.1850

John Wykeham Archer

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Title

Untitled (Pedestal of Charles I's statue at Charing Cross)

Date

c.1850

Description

Pedestal of Charles I's statue at Charing Cross; the North end of the pedestal ornamented with a sculpture of a lion and unicorn, holding between them the Royal Coat of Arms and above them is visible some of the lower portion of the equestrian statue, in the background a billboard on a building advertises a Photographic Portrait Room, around the pedestal itself is an iron railing and leaning against it in the right foreground is a woman in a bonnet, barefoot and holding a thick broom. Watercolour with bodycolour over graphite.
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Location

Equestrian statue of Charles I, Charing Cross, London, England

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