Loquis: Bazalgette Memorial

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Bazalgette Memorial

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Published on:  2020-04-29 05:30:00

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This is a memorial to the Victorian engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette, by George Blackall Simonds. It is located on the Victoria Embankment. George Blackall Simonds was a Reading sculptor who exhibited consistently at the Royal Academy and created over 200 pieces in many different media. Bazelgette was a prolific Victorian engineer, responsible for the Embankment on the north of the Thames, as well as the smaller Albert Embankment to the south. Bazalgette's neo-classical mausoleum is in the churchyard of St. Mary's in Wimbledon.

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