Statue of the Earl Kitchener, London

The statue of the Earl Kitchener is an outdoor bronze statue by John Tweed depicting Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, installed in 1926 and located on the south side of Horse Guards Parade in London, United Kingdom.[1] The sculpture stands on a Portland stone plinth. It contains the following inscription: KITCHENER/ 1850–1916/ ERECTED BY PARLIAMENT.[2]

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Statue of the Earl Kitchener, London.jpg
The statue in 2015
ArtistJohn Tweed
Year1926
TypeBronze statue
LocationHorse Guards Parade, London, SW1
United Kingdom
CoordinatesCoordinates: 51°30′14″N 0°07′41″W / 51.5039°N 0.1280°W / 51.5039; -0.1280

The statue was cast by A. B. Burton at his Thames Ditton Foundry.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Baker, Margaret (2002). Discovering London Statues and Monuments. Osprey Publishing. p. 19. ISBN 9780747804956. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Kitchener – Horse Guards Parade, London, UK". Waymarking.com. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  3. ^ Arthur Brian Burton (1860–1933) – British bronze sculpture founders and plaster figure makers, 1800–1980National Portrait Gallery website

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