Thursday, 19 January 2012

Untold History : Lost Treasure of HRH Sir Albert Baker III

Albert Memorial is one of the amazing feats in Victorian building.  It towering 176 ft height and tooks 10 years to complete.

In 1887, Sultan of Johore, HRH Sir Albert Baker was ordered to cast him this memorial into Gold and Silver.  It was presented to Queen Victoria during her Golden Jubilee at cost of.... surely few hundred million pounds worth of today's value...

The Sultan retain his favorite Watchmaker to mold him this statue... not a Goldsmith..  = JW Benson.. as where you may find here :

And today.. the replica made by Gold, Silver and Enamel still stood at Buckingham Palace waiting for us to steal it back from where it belong..