- Town:Halifax, Nova Scotia
Year of creation:1864
- Rider(s):Albert, Prince consort
In 1840 Queen Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861), Prince Consort. Albert died at the early age of 42 in 1861, plunging Victoria into deep mourning, which lasted for the rest of her life.
- Sculptor(s):Thornycroft, Thomas
(1815 – 1885) was an English sculptor and engineer. he spent four years as an assistant to the sculptor John Francis. In 1840 he married Francis’ daughter, Mary, who was also a sculptor.
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