|The arch, located between the Mall and Trafalgar Square, is at the opposite end of the axis beginning at Buckingham Palace. The huge attic has a tribute in Latin by Edward VII to his Mother, Queen Victoria. The arch, made of Portland stone, is actuallyl tripled arched, recalling Roman precedents for similarly grand processional ways.|
|The detail shows the rusticated bands, a sort of vermiculated type of rustication, as well as elaborate variations of Corinthian capitals atop large columns joined in sections. The keystone is a royal insignia.|
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