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Sign: London - Sherlock Holmes statue

Baker Street Station (Stop D), London NW1 5RZ, UK
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On the sign:
The Great Detective

[on the other sides of the base]
221b Baker Street
the address of Sherlock Holmes
is at the original headquarters of Abbey National plc
Sculptor: John Doubleday

This statue commissioned by the Sherlock Holmes Society of London
was sponsored by Abbey National plc to commemorate it’s
150th Anniversary in 1999
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The statue commemorates the literary character of the detective Sherlock Holmes, who, according to Arthur Conan Doyle’s books, lived and worked at 221B Baker Street. The statue is in front of Baker Street tube station.
The statue, which rises to a height of 3 meters, was made by John Doubleday, and was placed in 1999.

The statue was photographed that day Click for a larger image

The other sides of the base of the statue Click for a larger image Click for a larger image

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