Boudicca, Sir Edmund Beckett, Sir Benjamin Hall, Thomas Thornycroft, Victoria Embankment
The statue of Boudicca (Boadicea) Queen of the Iceni, driving a chariot by Thomas Thornycroft and positioned at the end of the Victoria Embankment in 1902. Boudicca led a revolt against the Romans in 61 AD. In the background is the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament which houses the clock and 13-ton bell known as Big Ben. The clock, designed by Sir Edmund Beckett, and bell is named after Sir Benjamin Hall, who was Commissioner of Works at the time of their installation in 1859. 16th November 1938
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