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Irving Street (WC2)

Henry Irving

Sir Henry Irving, born John Henry Brodribb, Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, 1838 - Bradford 1905
English stage actor
(Wikipedia)
Thomas Brock
1910

London /  Henry Irving   London /  Henry Irving

Description

Bronze statue of Irving, holding a script in his hand. At his feet is a wreath, replaced every year by the Irving Society to commemorate his birthday (there was no wreath when we visited the statue).

Inscription(s)

HENRY IRVING
actor

born 1838 died 1905 knight litt.d. dublin d.litt.
cambridge ll.d. glasgow erected by english
actors and actresses and by others
connected with the theatre in this country

Signature

t. brock r.a. sc.

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'34" - W 0°7'41")

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