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Statue of Queen Victoria 
statue in Cape Town, South Africa
Queen Victoria statue outside the Main Library, Port Elizabeth,South Africa.jpg
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Location City of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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33° 55′ 31.36″ S, 18° 25′ 12.67″ E
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Koningin Victoria-standbeeld (af); Statue of Queen Victoria (en) statue in Cape Town, South Africa (en); Statue in Südafrika (de); patông (ace) Queen Victoria, Statue of Queen Victoria, Cape Town (en)
English: The statue of Queen Victoria by Thomas Brock was unveiled on 21st January 1890, by Lord Loch in commemoration of the first Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, and is situated in the Gardens enclosure facing the Legislative Council entrance to the House of Parliament (1875). The Town Council contributed £500 towards the cost, and the public of Cape Town also subscribed £500, whilst the Government supplied the pedestal, which is made from Paarl granite.