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  Victoria Memorial, Lord Curzon, Victoria Memorial history and heritage, tour to Victoria Memorial.
Victoria Memorial, the monument of his dreams was built to pay homage to a legendary monarch.
Victoria Memorial was the result of a faithful servant’s unflinching loyalty to his royal masters.
Queen Victoria, the grand empress died at the age of 94.
www.indiaprofile.com /heritage/victoriamemorial.htm   (2024 words)

  
 Victoria Cross [Australian War Memorial]
The Victoria Cross is the highest award for acts of bravery in wartime.
It was instituted in 1856 by Queen Victoria and made retrospective to 1854 to cover the period of the Crimea War.
The Victoria Cross is designed in the form of the Maltese Cross, in the centre of the medal is a lion guardant standing upon the Royal Crown.
www.awm.gov.au /encyclopedia/vic_cross.htm   (344 words)

  
 Information On India: Places to visit in India
The Victoria Memorial, with its formal gardens and water courses was conceived by Lord Curzon to commemorate the British Empire at its peak.The Memorial consists of numerous hybrid features: it has Italian-style statues over its entrances, Mughal domes in its corners and tall elegant open colonnades along its sides.
Victoria Memorial: Calcutta's Pride The white marble building at the Southern end of Calcutta's maidan continues to be the city's pride and joy.
The Victoria Memorial, with its formal gardens and water courses was conceived by Lord Curzon to commemorate the British Empire at its peak.
www.geocities.com /dipali-sarvesh/visit.html   (2918 words)

  
 Victoria Memorial (London) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Victoria Memorial is a sculpture in London, in front of Buckingham Palace.
It was built by the sculptor Thomas Brock, in 1911.
The surround was constructed by the architect Aston Webb, from 2,300 tons of white marble.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria_Memorial_(London)   (175 words)

  
 [India-ej] NEWS: Pollution threatens Victoria Memorial in Kolkata...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Pollution threatens Victoria Memorial in Kolkata by Krittivas Mukherjee, Indo-Asian News Service Kolkata, Mar 19 (IANS) An exquisite British-built memorial in white marble here is fast turning pale, but experts are groping for a solution to the problem that once even threatened the famous Taj Mahal, the monument of love, in Agra.
The state pollution control board is investigating the reasons for the Victoria Memorial's loss of glow that has left archaeologists and art lovers worried.
It is being investigated if Victoria Memorial's white marble is appearing less radiant because of a thick layer of dust that might have settled on the building.
www.indialists.org /pipermail/india-ej/2002-March/000068.html   (435 words)

  
 The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Travel
Victoria Memorial symbolises the architectural essence of Italian Renaissance and cultural nuances of Oriental art.
It is a cultural memorial of the pre-camera days with the visuals in oil and water-colour, sketches and drawing, acquaints and lithographs, stamp and postal stationery, coins and medals, arms and armour, books and manuscripts, costumes, personal relics and archival documents of the Indo-British cultural heritage.
He, however, discloses the memorial was given a new look by undertaking a thorough chemical cleaning of the domes and the memorial at a cost of Rs 1 crore.
www.tribuneindia.com /2001/20011118/spectrum/travel.htm   (999 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The verdant lawns of the Victoria Memorial Hall and Museum, which have always been a popular haunt for denizens looking for some respite, will now attract an entry fee of Rs 4 per person, regardless of the time of visit.
Victoria Memorial sources, however, informed that though the entry fee is Rs 4, there was a 50 per cent concession for senior citizens if they purchased monthly or yearly entry passes.
The foundation stone of Victoria Memorial was laid by King George V, then the Prince of Wales, on January 4, 1906 and it was formally opened to the public in 1921.
uniindia.com /unilive/unisite.nsf/All/0AEA1B9DC78341016525706600456260?OpenDocument   (550 words)

  
 SocietyGuardian.co.uk | Society | Parents launch Victoria Climbié memorial appeal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Victoria was one of Britain's worst child abuse victims.
Ms Amoissi broke down in tears at a press conference at the House of Commons today as she remembered Victoria as a "happy and clever" child who was full of potential.
During her time in England, Victoria was known to four social services departments, two housing departments, two police child protection teams, a specialist centre of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and two hospitals.
society.guardian.co.uk /climbie/story/0,10939,1053530,00.html   (563 words)

  
 Hungarian Society of Victoria - 1956 Memorial
This memorial was erected in memory of the fallen heroes by the grateful survivors, who by now are Canadian Citizens.
The 1956 Hungarian Memorial was erected by the Hungarians of Vancouver Island on the 30th anniversary of the 1956 revolution.
Their original plans were to have the memorial placed in Victoria, but the City Council objected to the wording on the planned memorial.
www.hungariansocietyofvictoria.org /memorial.htm   (227 words)

  
 City of Victoria - Memorial Project Receives a Boost   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
VICTORIA, BC - Representatives of the Veterans Memorial Committee today provided Victoria City Council with a report on their progress in planning and fundraising for the Memorial Project in the new multiplex.
The Veterans Memorial Project has been a major initiative of Victoria's veterans community to plan, fund raise and promote a significant commemoration of the sacrifices of Canada's military personnel in the lobby of the new multiplex.
The Memorial Wall is a curved concrete wall clad in marble, 33 ft. long and 12 ft. high.
www.city.victoria.bc.ca /cityhall/pressroom_rel_040812.shtml   (557 words)

  
 Victoria Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are several memorial to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.
the Victoria Memorial (London) in front of Buckingham Palace in London, England
This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria_Memorial   (87 words)

  
 Victoria Police - Memorial
Opened in 2002 by the Chief Commissioner of Police, Christine Nixon, APM, the Victoria Police Memorial situated in Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne, stands as a dedication and constant reminder of the service provided by those brave men and women who have been killed in the line of duty.
The memorial is a tribute to the 141 policemen and women who have had their lives brought to a tragic and abrupt end.
The memorial is a fitting reminder of the sacrifice each have made to provide a safe and secure community.
www.police.vic.gov.au /content.asp?Document_ID=47   (99 words)

  
 Statues
It was on the east of the Princep Memorial in Princep Ghat.
On the entrance of the Victoria Memorial, there is a statue of Queen Victoria Memorial, there is a statue of Queen Victoria.
On the north-west corner of the Victoria Memorial is ensconced the statue of Bagha Jatin or Jatindranath Mukhopaddhay mounted on horseback.
www.calcuttayellowpage.com /statues.html   (4216 words)

  
 Caller.com - Battle For Texas: Pro/College Football Preview
The players know there were once rivalries between the Victoria schools and the CCISD schools, but two years in a San Antonio-area district has changed attitudes of players, who were freshmen the last time Victoria schools and CCISD teams squared off as district rivals.
Old Victoria schools Victoria High and Stroman used to fight CCISD schools for district titles as recently as the 1999 football season.
Victoria didn't completely cut ties with the CCISD teams when they went north to San Antonio; Memorial won two tightly contested non-district games against Carroll over the past two seasons.
www.caller2.com /specials/2002/hsfootball/213482.html   (539 words)

  
 Arbor Memorial Services Inc.
Victoria Memorial Gardens is a proud and respected member of the Windsor community.
If Cremation is chosen, Victoria Memorial Gardens has many interesting options that, like an upright monument or a ground level bronze marker, can serve as a focal point for personal reflection and cherished memories.
Victoria Memorial Gardens is pleased to work with any funeral home you choose, however we'd like to take this opportunity to personally recommend the fine staff and facilities of our local Arbor Funeral Homes:
www.victoria-cemetery.ca   (469 words)

  
 Frontpage Advocate News!
Kay Torres of Victoria was excited, and wanted to cheer on her daughter and the rest of the Memorial High School Dance and Drill Team during national competition in San Antonio last weekend.
Memorial High School senior Ashley Martin, the third senior lieutenant for the Victoria squad, said the audience and judges alike sat up and took notice whenever the Victoriadores took the field.
Memorial High School senior Tammy Newbern, second senior lieutenant for the squad, denies that she or any other former Victoriadore harassed Sanchez or ex-Raider Belles.
www.victoriadores.org /advocate2.html   (1085 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A large section of the Memorial staff crowded the Central Hall and the mood at work on a holiday was surprisingly upbeat.
Inaugurated by C.R. Panda, secretary and curator of Victoria Memorial, the thrust of the workshop was on the key ideas of “mastering the power of perception”, “constructive visualisation techniques” and “factors that influence the mind”.
Since the nature of the jobs of the Memorial staff is multifarious, Sethia discussed job-specific case studies to resolve the working issues and problems presented by the staff.
www.telegraphindia.com /1030811/asp/calcutta/story_2251729.asp   (477 words)

  
 Victoria Memorial Squat : IMC Maritimes
And the $30 million bill is an insult and injury to Victoria's many homeless and under housed, and also to the services to poor people that are now and will soon be cut out.
withing 1/2 an hour, the Victoria Police arrived, claiming that they were responding to a break and entry complaint and declared the area a crime scene, even though the activity was clearly political in nature, and the police had to crawl under a banner that said "build social housing now!".
This action was done in solidarity with many community groups in Victoria, and with the squatting actions that have taken place across the country recently, including actions in Halifax, Sudbury, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Vancouver, and the earlier squat in Victoria one month before, the Pandora squat.
maritimes.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=3470   (881 words)

  
 Victoria Memorial - GFXartist.com - Served over 20,000,000 artworks
The Victoria Memorial was the palace built for Queen Victoria during the British
The Victoria Memorial was built by white marble,"dream of marble" and there are many bronze statues and have many valuable paintings.
A period museum depicting the times under the British Raj, it is dedicated to the conservation and preservation of the main building, the sprawling garden surrounding it and the artifacts in its collection.
gulluanime.gfxartist.com /artworks/90162   (350 words)

  
 The Victoria Memorial Museum Building of the Canadian Museum of Nature
At the Victoria Memorial Museum Building in downtown Ottawa, the Canadian Museum of Nature offers exhibitions and lively public programming.
The distinctive Victoria Memorial Museum Building (VMMB) has been the home of the Canadian Museum of Nature (formerly the National Museum of Natural Sciences) since 1912.
Most of Nature's exhibitions and programmes are housed or take place in the Victoria Memorial Museum Building.
www.nature.ca /museum/vmmb/vmmb_e.cfm   (447 words)

  
 Calcutta Online - December 4, 1998 news paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Incidentally, the Governor of West Bengal is the Chairman of the Trustee Board of the Victoria Memorial.
City intellectuals are agitated over the fact that a national monument like Victoria Memorial could be used for a private purpose like a marriage, however pompous be the occasion and however exalted be the pecuniary status of the hosts.
This kind of confusion is noticeable in the positions adopted by the various bodies which have raised their voices against the musical carnival in Victoria Memorial on the occasion of the wedding of the son of Mr.
www.netguruindia.com /news/dec98/n041298.html   (6292 words)

  
 May Holidays | Cinco de Mayo | Mother's Day | Memorial Day | Victoria Day | Bank Holiday | History | Facts | Picture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Queen Victoria's been dead for over 100 years but Canadians still celebrate her birthday.
Victoria took over the throne when she was only 18 years old, after her uncle died.
She was Queen of the United Kingdom and Ireland and Empress of India.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p2070.htm   (368 words)

  
 SkyscraperCity Forums - Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
Conceived by Lord Curzon (Viceroy of India 1899 to 1905), and built of the same white Makrana marble as the Taj Mahal, the Victoria Memorial symbolised the high noon of the British Empire.
The dramatic white marble Victoria Memorial (Tues—Sun 10am—4.30pm; Rs150 [Rs10]) at the southern end of the Maidan, with its formal gardens and water courses, continues to be Kolkata's pride and joy.
Admission to the Victoria Memorial's popular gardens (daily 4.30am—6.40pm) is free during the day.
www.skyscrapercity.com /printthread.php?t=190939   (438 words)

  
 Memorials and Monuments in Portsmouth City Centre (HMS Victoria)
HMS VICTORIA was a Victoria Class turret ship of the Royal Navy.
The memorial itself was originally erected in what was then the Town Square, but was removed to Victoria Park in 1903, at the request of the survivors, in order to offer it better protection.
In 2004 the wreck of the Victoria was discovered by divers, Christian Francis and Mark Ellyat.
www.memorials.inportsmouth.co.uk /city-centre/victoria.htm   (355 words)

  
 Victoria Memorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The idea of the memorial was Lord Curzon's.
Its foundation stone was tapped into place by george V on his princely excursion to Calcutta in 1906, and whatever professional frustrations Sir William may have suffered from at home, he let them all loose in one majestic throw right here.
Here, as you walk up one of the drives, past the bronze Victoria on her throne, or the bronze Edward VII on his horse.
www.indiainvitation.com /historical/Victoria.html   (336 words)

  
 Walking on Victoria Memorial lawns now comes at a price:- - India News - Webindia123.com
The lush green lawns around the Victoria Memorial Hall and Museum in Kolkata was a place where a tired citizen used to go to rejuvinate.
The introduction of the entry fees could be seen as a victory for the city's environmentalists, who had been saying that unrestricted entry into the grounds was leading to the destruction of the gardens.
In 2002, environmentalist Subhas Datta had filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) claiming that the Victoria Memorial structure and grounds were falling prey to environmental disorders.
news.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=107969&n_date=20050818&cat=India   (626 words)

  
 Victoria Memorial - Veterans Affairs Canada
On Vancouver Island in Ross Bay Cemetery, British Columbia, is the Victoria Memorial.
The cemetery holds 133 war graves and contains, in a separate plot, the Naval Memorial which consists simply of a square block of granite bearing the names of 39 officers and men who were lost or buried at sea in the Pacific Ocean.
Of these, 36 were from the HMCS Galiano that went down on October 30, 1918.
www.vac-acc.gc.ca /general/sub.cfm?source=memorials/memcan/victmem   (71 words)

  
 WW1 Soldiers' Memorial, Merino, Victoria, Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was the first memorial of its kind to be unveiled in his electorate.
Digby was another little town in his electorate which was the first to plant an Avenue of Honor in memory of our brave boys, and now their example had been followed all over the State.
RTA 11-03-1916, married (?) and died at Brighton, Victoria in 1946.
www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au /merino/soldiers.htm   (3878 words)

  
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At 80, Victoria Memorial is one of the most distinguished landmarks of this 310-year-old city.
According to Biswas, the Memorial ran the risk of “accelerated decay” because of the construction work of and the traffic diversion for the flyover coming up on AJC Bose Road.
The CPCB chairman, meanwhile, said he would hold a meeting with members of the Victoria Memorial Trust and ask them to plant as many trees as possible around the monument.
www.telegraphindia.com /1011003/the_east.htm   (3731 words)

  
 Victoria Fisher Memorial Prize: Faculty of Law: University of Leicester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Victoria Fisher was an academic and feminist who lectured in law at the University of Leicester from 1979 until her tragic death in 1986.
As a testament to her life and work, the Law Faculty set up a Prize fund from money raised after Victoria's death.
The purpose is to stimulate and encourage interest in the topic of Women and the Law, an area with which Victoria herself was closely involved.
www.le.ac.uk /law/news/fisher.html   (149 words)

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