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Parliament Square (WC2)

Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS
London 1804 - London 1881
British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure.
(Wikipedia)
Mario Raggi
H. Young & co. (London)
1883

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Description

Bronze statue of Disraeli in the robes of an Earl with a scroll in his right hand.

Inscription(s)

BEACONSFIELD

benjamin disraeli
earl of
beaconsfield
k.g.
1804 - 1881

Signature

m. raggi scr. | fecit 1883 | london
h. young & co | art founders | pimlico

Annotation

Unveiled 19 April 1883.

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°30'2" W 0°7'38"

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