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By Peter Matthews

The streets and public areas of London are wealthy with statues and monuments commemorating the city's nice figures and occasions – from Nelson's Column in Trafalgar sq. and Sir Christopher Wren's nice hearth Monument to the captivating Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens, the diversity is excellent. a few commemorate occasions, whereas others rejoice humans genuine or fictional; a few take the shape of small reliefs, whereas others are large bronzes on pedestals, higher than life-size. completed in stone, bronze and quite a number different fabrics, London's statues and monuments contain paintings through many of the world's maximum sculptors, and this ebook is an absolutely illustrated consultant to the items and their tales: occasionally striking and infrequently debatable, yet consistently fascinating.

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