Catalogue description Trafalgar Square: statue of King George IV

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Details of WORK 20/27
Reference: WORK 20/27

Trafalgar Square: statue of King George IV

Date: 1837-1909
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: 2027/1 Part 1
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Administrative / biographical background:

The statue, designed by Francis Chantrey, was originally intended to be placed on top of the Marble Arch, then located outside Buckingham Palace. It was placed in the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square in 1843.

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