Where is it?…#59
March 3, 2013
Can you identify where in London this picture was taken and what it’s of? If you think you can, leave a comment below. We’ll reveal the answer early next week. Good luck!
Well done to Carol and Jameson, this statue is indeed located on the north-western corner of the Bank of England (the corner of Lothbury and Prince’s Street) and is indeed a depiction of architect Sir John Soane (1753-1837), noted for his work on the Bank of England (the bank’s design was substantially later reworked by Sir Herbert Baker in the 1920s-1930s (for more on Soane and his work, see our earlier posts here and here). The statue, by William Dick Reid, was unveiled in 1937.