Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
King's Lynn
Norfolk

East of England

London Road / Guanock Place

Frederick Savage

Hevingham, Norfold 1828 - King's Lynn 1897
Victorian Fairground Manufacturer, Mayor of King's Lynn, 1889-1890
Henry Brown
1892

King's Lynn /  Frederick Savage   King's Lynn /  Frederick Savage

Description

Limestone statue of Frederick Savage in mayoral robes.

Inscription(s)

FREDERICK SAVAGE, esqr.

mayor 1889-1890

unveiled 1892 erected
by his friends

Information Sign

frederick savage
(1828-97)

A machine maker in Lynn from 1851, he
became renowned for steam engines used
on fairground rides, and patented the
'galloping horses'. Mayor 1889. Statue
erected 1892, and restored 1992, aided by
the Showmens' Guild of Great Britain

Annotation

Unveiled 27 May 1892. It is possibly made by stonemason Henry Brown.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°44'47" E 0°24'7"

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