Prince Albert Statue, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Prince Albert Statue, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Photograph taken 29 July 2001 © Mr D.R. Smith LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 378536

This statue was built in 1866 and has the inscriptions: ALBERT : PRINCE CONSORT : BORN 1819/DIED 1861 : ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION/INAUGURATED BY THE QUEEN NOVEMBER 1866. Albert is depicted in military uniform and seated on standing horse. The inauguration is said to have been Victoria's first public engagement after Albert's death.

Location

West Midlands Wolverhampton

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

statue memorial remembrance royal victoria albert Victorian (1837 - 1901)