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memorials

26 October 2009

1881 – Whyte Melville Memorial Fountain, St. Andrews, Scotland

Architect: Robert W. Edis Sculpture by Thomas Earp, medallions by J.E. Boehm 1880. Public fountain, memorial to Major George Whyte Melville (1821-78), soldier and novelist. Of Red Dumfriesshire ashlar with Dalbeattie granite. Circular...

14 October 2009

1870 – Carlisle Memorial Column, Castle Howard

Architect: F.P. Cockerell From The Builder, April 30, 1870: The column of which an illustration is has been erected by public subscription aa memorial of the late Earl of Carlisle who through a...

02 October 2009

1960 – Padrà£o dos Descobrimentos, Lisbon

Architect: Cottinelli Telmo The Padrao dos Descobrimentos was completed as a model for the Portuguese world exhibition and erected on the bank of the Tagus in its current form in 1960. The official...

30 September 2009

1876 – Rossmore Memorial, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: E.J. Tarver The Rossmore Memorial in the Diamond was possibly designed by E.J. Tarver as a memorial to the 4th Baron Rossmore who died after a hunting accident at Windsor Castle in...

29 September 2009

1857 – Dawson Monument, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Barre The Dawson Monument was built to commemorate Colonel Dawson – a local landowner who died at the battle of Inkerman in 1854. A tall obelisk designed by W.J. Barre of...

29 September 2009

1878 – Leslie Memorial, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Sir John Leslie Designed by Sir John Leslie in memory of his brother Charles from whom he inherited the estate.

24 September 2009

1885 – Thomas Thompson Memorial Fountain, Belfast

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Thomas Thompson, a navel surgeon distinguished in the Napoleonic Wars, was appalled by the conditions in Belfast during the Great Famine. Even though the failure of the potato crop...

24 September 2009

1870 – Albert Memorial Clock, Belfast

Architect: William Barre Constructed of sandstone as a memorial to Queen Victoria’s late Prince Consort, Prince Albert, the Albert Memorial Clock stands 113 feet tall. A statue of the Prince in robes of...

04 September 2009

1925 – Victor Emmanuel Monument (Il Vittoriano), Rome, Italy

Architect: Giuseppe Sacconi A monument entitled to Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoia, first king of unified Italy. Designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1885 and was completed in 1935 under the fascist regieme. The...