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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Maker
John Flaxman RA (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11724
Current location

St. Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City of London
City of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
RELIEF SCULPTURE In the South transept, centre bay, a marble wall monument carved in high relief with a female allegory (Britannia) and an angel (Victory) hanging a medallion portrait of a man on to a palm tree. To the right is represented the stern of a boat ('Theseus'), to the left a crouching lion
Inscription
Around portrait: TO CAPT R WILLET MILLER On background: THIS MONUMENT IS RAISED BY HIS COMPANIONS IN VICTORY On palm tree: ST VINCENT / NILE On stern of ship: THESEUS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Miller, R, Willet
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Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 163 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no.2492

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