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Norwich
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East of England

Opie Street 6

Amelia Opie

née Alderson, 1769 - 1863
English author who published numerous novels in the Romantic Period of the early 19th century, through 1828. Opie was also a leading abolitionist in Norwich
(Wikipedia)
Z. Leon & J.P. Chaplin
1956

Norwich /  Amelia Opie   Norwich /  Amelia Opie

Description

Statue of Amelia Opie wearing a Quaker costume - cloak with the hood and long all-in-one dress - looking in the direction of the Cathedral. The statue is made from artificial stone. The design is by the architect J.P. Chaplin and it was carved by Z. Leon.

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Location N 52°37'46" E 1°17'46"

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