The Queen Victoria memorial is a memorial to the Queen who ruled the British Empire (and Canada) for many years in the 1800s. It was originally a drinking fountain that included two bronze cups which are not there now.
Architect: James Blomfield
Foundry: George Wraccle (???) Ltd, London
Stonework: J. McIntosh and Sons -material: Nelson Island granite.
specially printed black-edged memorial cards (birth, coronation, death) handed out to school children to sell for 10 cents to raise money to build it, also a gala was held to raise money to build it, cups on chains that are now gone, unveiled by premier Sir richard McBride in May 24, 1906
The plaque says:
In memory of Victoria the Good. This monument is erected by the school children of Vancouver 1905.
The Queen Victoria memorial is located on the north side of Stanley Park Drive just after you enter the park from Georgia Street and just after you go under the entrance bridge overpass. It is just before the Vancouver Rowing Club.
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