Wellington Arch with Duke of Wellington statue DD97_00320
DUKE OF WELLINGTON STATUE, Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, London. A view of the Wellington Arch on Hyde Park Corner, built by Decimus Burton in 1828. The statue was built by Matthew Cotes Wyatt between 1840 and 1843 and weighed 40 tons. The statue was moved to Aldershot when the Arch was moved to Constitution Hill in 1882 (and renamed Constitution Arch). Photographed by York and Son. Date range: 1870-1882.
Wellington Arch and Apsley House N090055
THE WELLINGTON ARCH, Hyde Park Corner, London. View of the floodlit arch and Apsley House in the distance.
Apsley House K050055
APSLEY HOUSE, London. View of the house floodlit at dusk with the base of the Wellington statue to the right.
Wilkie - Chelsea Pensioners reading the Waterloo Despatch N070447
APSLEY HOUSE, London. "The Chelsea Pensioners reading the Waterloo Despatch" 1822 by Sir David WILKIE (1785-1841). WM 1469-1948.
Hyde Park Corner N110233
Statue of the Duke of Wellington, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London. Cartoon dated 1825 by H Moiner. Shows a statue of the Duke with a shield in a heroic classical pose. From the Mayson Beeton Collection.
Wellington Arch N110232
WELLINGTON ARCH, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London. "Entrance to the King's Palace" by T H Shepherd. Published in James Elmes (1827) "Metropolitan Improvements, or London in the nineteenth century..." Line engraved (steel). From the Mayson Beeton Collection.
Wellington Arch and Apsley House N110231
APSLEY HOUSE and WELLINGTON ARCH, Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London. "Triumphal Arch and Duke of Wellington's Statue" by T H Shepherd. Published in Shepherd's "The history of mighty London and its environs" in 1855. Engraving dated 1850. From the Mayson Beeton Collection.
Duke of Wellington statue K000664
STATUE OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, Hyde Park Corner, London. Bronze equestrian statue designed in 1888 by Joseph Edgar Boehm.
Wellington Arch AA98_05621
WELLINGTON ARCH, Westminster, London. General view of Wellington Arch (also known as Constitution Arch or the Green Park Arch) from the Wellington Statue. The arch has been in its present position since 1883, when it was removed from the old site, about 200 feet away. Photographed by Eric de Mare. Date range: 1945-1980.
Wellington Arch J010142
THE WELLINGTON ARCH, Hyde Park Corner, London. View of the floodlit arch.
Statue of the Duke of Wellington and the Wellington Arch N080827
THE WELLINGTON ARCH, London. Joseph Boehm statue of Wellington positioned between Wellington Arch and Apsley House.
Duke of Wellington Statue, Hyde Park Corner CC97_00934
DUKE OF WELLINGTON STATUE, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London. A view of the Duke of Wellington's statue at Hyde Park Corner from the west. The statue was built be Boehm in 1888. Photographed by York and Son, late 19th century.
Portuguese Service, Apsley House N100207
APSLEY HOUSE, London. The Portuguese Service. Detail of face of statuette holding laurel wreath. Post-restoration. The silver gilt centrepiece was presented to the Duke of Wellington in 1816 by the Portuguese government in gratitude for his help in liberating the country from the French.
Flower sellers CC97_00872
Flower sellers outside the Royal Exchange, City of London. These Victorian flower sellers are in a a prime location located by the Royal Exchange building of 1844 and in front of the statue of Wellington. One of them is pinning a buttonhole onto a man in a top hat. Photographed by York & Son 1870-1900.
Waterloo Station AA062151
WATERLOO STATION, London. Looking along a bench with curved wrought iron arms on a platform at Waterloo Station with a train passing at speed in the background. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972.
Wellington monument CC97_01871
Wellington monument, St Paul's Cathedral, City of London. The monument to the Duke of Wellington who died in 1852. His monument was not fully completed until 1912 when the equestrain statue which now sits at the very top was unveiled. Photographed by York and Son between 1870-1900.
Funeral carriage for the Iron Duke CC97_01636
Funeral carriage, St Paul's Cathedral, City of London. The front of the funeral car for the state funeral which bore the Duke of Wellington to his final resting place in the crypt of St Paul's in 1852. It is now on display at Stratfield Saye House in Berkshire. Photographed by York and Son between 1870-1900.
Wellington statue CC97_01442
Duke Of Wellington Statue, Round Hill, Aldershot, Hampshire. A view looking up at the statue by Matthew Cotes. It originally stood on the Wellington Arch in Hyde Park but was moved to Aldershot in 1883 when the arch was moved to Constitution Hill. Photographed by York and Son between 1870-1900.
Sir John Moore monument CC97_01091
Sir John Moore Monument, St Paul's Cathedral, London. A view of the monument by John Bacon (1815) on the south wall of the South Transept to Sir John Moore. General Sir John Moore commanded British forces in Spain in 1808-09. On the advance of 200,000 enemy troops, Moore drew the French northwards towards his embarkation point in Galicia. A rearguard action at the Battle of Corunna bought breathing space to embark the British forces, but resulted in Moore's death in battle. This heroic death was celebrated in poetry by Charles Wolfe. Moore was also honoured by the French with a monument over his grave at La Coruna. Photographed by York and Son between 1870-1900.
Wellington sarcophagus CC97_01633
WELLINGTON'S TOMB, St Paul's Cathedral, City of London. A view of the Duke of Wellington's sarcophagus of Cornish porphyry within the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral. Wellington's tomb was finished five years after his funeral in 1852. Photographed by York and Son between 1870-1900.