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France
Landrecies
Nord

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Place André Bonnaire

Joseph-François Dupleix

Landrecies 1697 - Paris 1763
Governor-General of the Comptoirs Français en Inde
(Wikipedia)
Léon Fagel
Molz et Fils (Paris)
1888

Landrecies /  Joseph-François Dupleix   Landrecies /  Joseph-François Dupleix

Description

Bronze statue of Dupleix pointing with his right hand to the soil of Hindustan and planting with his left hand the French flag.
On the sides of the pedestal two reliefs:

Inscription(s)

a
DUPLEIX
gouverneur
de l'inde francaise

1697 - 1763

chandernagor
pondichery ambour
cadapa aurungabad

mdccclxxxviii

Signed: l. fagel
molz et fils / fondeurs paris

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 50°7'30" E 3°41'29"

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Item Code: frnp007; Photograph: 23 May 2011
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