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A section for suggested Objects of Greenwich - with links to external sources, references and commentary.  

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Britannia - 200 ft statue

Sculptor John Flaxman proposed this massive statue of Britannia for the top of Observatory Hill. Brigid von Preussen wrote that Flaxmans sculpture revealed "sculptures ...centrality to the enduring collective fantasy of British naval dominance and imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present."

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