Statue of Eros, Piccadilly, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA135148
Architect/DesignerGilbert, Sir Alfred (1854-1934)
Artist/PhotographerDavis, Bill
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1893
Image Date1990
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceDavis London - Piccadilly-Eros
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Bill Davis / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The statue of Eros, the first London statue cast in aluminium, was designed by Sir Arthur Gilbert and erected in 1893. It stands atop the memorial to the philanthropist Lord Shaftesbury and represents 'Anteros' the Angel of Christian Charity. It has been restored subsequently several times.

Subject tags

monuments, statues