Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Hesdin
Pas-de-Calais

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Square Boucher Cadart

Victor & Venceslas Jacquemont

Venceslas-Victor Jacquemont (Paris 1801 - Bombay 1832)
French botanist and geologist.
Frédéric-François-Venceslas Jacquemont de Moreau (Hesdin 1757 - Paris 1836)
(Wikipedia)
Victor Jacquemont de Donjon
1908

Hesdin /  Victor & Venceslas Jacquemont   Hesdin /  Victor & Venceslas Jacquemont

Description

Originally, this monument for father and son Jacquement included a bronze bust of the son with a bronze portrait medaillon of the father on the front side of the pedestal. The bust is gone, so only the portrait of Venceslas Jacquemont remains.

Inscription(s)

Victor
JACQUEMONT
Savant Naturaliste
mort aux indes
en cours d'exploration
1801-1832
son pére


Venceslas
JACQUEMONT
Membre
de l'Institut
né à Hesdin en 1757
décédé à Paris en 1836

Signature

? Jacquemont du Donjon 1908

Annotation

The sculptor is a nephew of the botanist Victor Jacquemont, However the only possible nephew died in 1906 (he added 'Du Donjon' to his name in 1881).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 50°22'39" - E 2°2'11")

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