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Piccadilly Circus

The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain at Piccadilly Circus opened to some controversy in 1893. Atop the fountain was the statue designed by Mr. Alfred Gilbert which was described: …a life-sized winged youth executed in aluminium, of the weight of about 7 … Continue reading

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