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THE VICTORIA MEMORIAL IN THE QUEEN'S GARDEN

The seated figure of Queen Victoria (to the right) is surrounded by symbolic figures and crowned by a bronze Victory. The wrought-iron gateways of the colonnaded screen inclosing the garden bear the names and heraldic emblems of the principal British colonies. The memorial was unveiled in 1911.

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A ROYAL RESIDENCE

Buckingham Palace is the King's London home and takes its name from the Duke of Buckingham's house, which once occupied its site When either the King or the Queen is in residence, the guard is changed daily, the occasion providing an interesting spectacle (see text, page 557). The band of the Welsh Guards is seen passing the Queen Victoria Memorial.

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Buckingham Palace is the King's London home and takes its name from the Duke of Buckingham's house, which once occupied its site. When either the King or the Queen is in residence, the guard is changed daily, the occasion providing an interesting spectacle (see text, page 557). The band of the Welsh Guards is seen passing the Queen Victoria Memorial.

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