Bronze statue of the Earl of Derby wearing the robes as Chancellor of Oxford University. The bronze reliefs around the pedestal depicting scenes from his life were executed by Noble's assistant, Horace Montford:
- house of commons
- chancellor of the university oxford 1863
- the central executive cotton famine relief committee manchester 1865
- cabinet council 1867
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On Parliament Square, Westminster, are 10 statues of British and some foreign politicians.
Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the sculptures.
- Abraham Lincoln (1920)
- George Canning (1832, here 1949)
- Nelson Mandela (2007)
- Sir Robert Peel (1877)
- Benjamin Disraeli (1883)
- Edward Smith-Stanley (1874)
- Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston (1876)
- Jan Smuts (1956)
- David Lloyd George (2007)
- Sir Winston Churchill (1973)
- Horace Montford (Shrewsbury 1841-1918),
(Mapping of Sculpture).
- Matthew Noble (Hackness near Scarborough 1817 - London 1876),
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, List of public art in the City of Westminster.
- Wikipedia, Parliament Square.
- Bob Speel, London sculpture.
- George L. Gomme, Return of outdoor memorials in London (London: City Council, 1910) (through Internet Archive).
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 190-191.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 67.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 32.
Location N 51°30'2" W 0°7'38"
Item Code: gblo044; Photograph: 3 August 2014
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