Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Birmingham
West Midlands (county)

West Midlands

Chamberlain Square

Joseph Priestley

Birstall, Leeds, 1733 - Northumberland County, Pennsylvania 1804
English theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and Liberal political theorist, usually credited with the discovery of oxygen
(Wikipedia)
Francis John Williamson
1874/1951

Birmingham /  Joseph Priestley   Birmingham /  Joseph Priestley

Description

Bronze statue of Joseph Priestley.

Inscription(s)

PRIESTLEY

Signature

f.j. williamson sc. | esher 1874.

Annotation

The statue was originally made of marble but had to be recast in bronze in 1951.

Birmingham - Joseph Priestley

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°28'47" W 1°54'16"

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