|Dr. Terrence Donnelly addresses the assembled guests whilst|
Dr. Suan-Seh Foo looks on.
Home to the world famous Rhodes Scholars, Rhodes House is an enduring testament to the unity of the English Speaking Peoples and the common values, beliefs and interests that they share. The building features innumerable symbols and references to the United States and the various countries, colonies and regions that constituted the British Empire in 1928.
|The gardens at the rear of Rhodes House.|
Carvings representing Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Africa
are on either side of the bay window.
|Arms of Canada|
(Also featuring a fish for Newfoundland)
|South Africa and other African references (West Africa, East Africa, Egypt & Sudan, Southern Rhodesia)|
|The main bay window in the great hall features two carvings -- this one representing Great Britain and, opposite, another one representing the USA (next photo). This carving includes the arms of Shakespeare , Milton and Oliver Cromwell!|
|Carving Representing the United States of America|
in the main bay window
|The Front of Rhodes House, University of Oxford|
|Bust of Cecil Rhodes Under the Dome in the Lobby of Rhodes House|