TQ3078 : A miniature of St Paul's Cathedral, Vauxhall Bridge

near to Westminster, Great Britain

A miniature of St Paul's Cathedral, Vauxhall Bridge
A miniature of St Paul's Cathedral, Vauxhall Bridge
This bronze miniature of St Paul's Cathedral was sculpted by Alfred Drury 1856-1944 and can be seen from the river or, as in this picture, looking over the side of Vauxhall Bridge.
Vauxhall Bridge sculptures
Opened in 1906, this five-arch steel bridge is not the first on this site. It is 80 feet wide and 809 feet long and was designed by Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice. It was the first of the London bridges to carry trams over the Thames.

The piers are decorated by larger than life-sized bronze statues by Frederick Pomeroy and Alfred Drury. These female figures represent the Arts and Sciences, including Agriculture, Architecture, Engineering and Pottery on the upstream side and Local Government, Education, the Fine Arts and Astronomy on the downstream side.
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2011
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Sunday, 18 December, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 18 December, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3011 7818 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.2566N 0:7.6464W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3014 7817
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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