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THE EMBLEM OF S. GEORGE: CAVALRY MEMORIAL IN HYDE PARK

THE EMBLEM OF S. GEORGE: CAVALRY MEMORIAL IN HYDE PARK

S. George is the symbol of the Cavalry, and it is not surprising that Mr. Adrian Jones (who designed the famous quartette of horses on the top of Constitution Arch) should have chosen the symbol in place of the reality, and this medieval figure in preference to a modern cavalryman. The Memorial stands just inside the Park railings, the background being Park Lane itself at its junction with Stanhope Street. The screen is inscribed with the names of imperial cavalry regiments and the great leaders in the war.

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