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Photo of RAF Monument, click for larger image

The golden eagle sits atop The RAF Monument, dedicated to the Flyers who lost their lives in both World Wars, in the background the British Airways London Eye.
Photo of Cleopatra's Needle, click for larger image

Photo of Cleopatra's Needle, click for larger image

Cleopatra's Needle, Victoria Embankment WC2.
I know its not a statue but this seemed the most logical place to put a three and a half thousand year old Egyptian obelisk! Flanked by two Sphinxes Cleopatra's Needle sits on the edge of the Thames near Embankment Station.

Photo of Oliver Cromwell, click for larger image

This monument to Arthur Sullivan, of Gilbert and Sullivan fame, is in Victoria Embankment Gardens WC1. (I suppose some will think this in bad taste, but secretly, what man wouldn't like to think that a beautiful woman will shed tears at his demise?)

Photo of Embankment, click for larger image

This monument celebrates the opening of the Chelsea Embankment in 1874.

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