Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

Parliament Square (WC2)

Sir Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet
Ramsbottom, Lancashire 1788 - London 1850
MP for Tamworth 1830-1850 and Prime Minister 1834-35 and 1841-1846
(Wikipedia)
Matthew Noble
Cox & Sons
1877

London /  Sir Robert Peel   London /  Sir Robert Peel

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

On both sides:
PEEL
1788 - 1850

Signature

m. noble sc. london 1876
cox & sons art founders

Parliament Square

On Parliament Square, Westminster, are 10 statues of British and some foreign politicians.
  1. Abraham Lincoln (1920)
  2. George Canning (1832, here 1949)
  3. Nelson Mandela (2007)
  4. Sir Robert Peel (1877)
  5. Benjamin Disraeli (1883)
  6. Edward Smith-Stanley (1874)
  7. Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston (1876)
  8. Jan Smuts (1956)
  9. David Lloyd George (2007)
  10. Sir Winston Churchill (1973)
Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the sculptures.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'1" W 0°7'38"

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