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List of public art in Islington

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List of public art in Islington

This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Islington.

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source Coordinates
Commerce Welcoming All Nations Battishill Street Gardens 1842 (carved)
1975 (unveiled on present site)
Musgrave Watson [1]
Hugh Myddelton Islington Green 1862 John Thomas [2]
Islington Green War Memorial Islington Green 2004 (replacing an earlier "temporary" war memorial) John Maine [3]
John Wesley Wesley's Chapel, City Road 1891 J. Adams Acton [2]
Boer War Memorial Highbury Fields 1905 Sir Bertram Mackennal [4]
Francis Bacon Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Frederick Schenck [4]
Edmund Spenser Islington Central Library, Holloway Road 1906 Frederick Schenck [4]
Thomas Paine Angel Court, Owen Street 1991 Kevin Jordan [5]
Dick Whittington's cat Highgate Hill
Mercury the God Top of Triton Court, Finsbury Square [6]
2 figures of Triton the God Triton Court, Finsbury Square
4 females Triton Court clock tower, Finsbury Square
Finsbury War Memorial Rosebery Avenue 15 August 1921 [7]
Highbury Manor tile motif Highbury & Islington station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Edward Bawden [8]
Crossed pistols tile motif Finsbury Park station, Victoria line platforms 1968 Tom Eckersley [9]
Balloon mosaics Finsbury Park station, Piccadilly line platforms 1983 Annabel Grey [10]
Faceted Column corner of Chiswell Street and Finsbury Pavement 1999 Stephen Cox [11]


  1. ^ Musgrave Watson frieze in Battishill Gardens Accessed 20 December 2010
  2. ^ a b Ben Weinreb, ed. (2008). The London Encyclopaedia (Third ed.). pp. 866–876. ISBN . 
  3. ^ Art in the Open Resource - Islington Green Accessed 4 August 2014
  4. ^ a b c Statues in Islington Accessed 18 July 2011
  5. ^ Rights of Man in Islington - UK Attraction Accessed 18 July 2011
  6. ^
  7. ^ Finsbury War Monument London Remembers. Accessed 4 August 2014
  8. ^ Victoria Line Tile Motifs - Highbury and Islington Accessed 3 August 2014
  9. ^ Victoria Line Tile Motifs - Finsbury Park Accessed 3 August 2014.
  10. ^ The Mosaics at Finsbury Park Accessed 20 August 2014.
  11. ^ Planning approval
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