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Edward Smith-Stanley

Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby
Knowsley Park, Lancashire 1799 - Knowsley Park, Lancashire 1869
English statesman, three times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
(Wikipedia)
Matthew Noble & Horace Montford
H. Young & co. (London)
1874

London /  Edward Smith-Stanley   London /  Edward Smith-Stanley

Description

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:
  1. house of commons
  2. chancellor of the university oxford 1863
  3. the central executive cotton famine relief committee manchester 1865
  4. cabinet council 1867

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Inscription(s)

— 1799 — DERBY — 1869 —

Signature

m. noble sculpt. | london
h. young & co | art founders | pimlico

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.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Derby, Earl of
  • Montford, Horace
  • Noble, Matthew
  • Parliament Square
  • Politician
  • Smith-Stanley, Edward
  • Statue
  • Young & co. (London), H.
  • Location (N 51°30'2" - W 0°7'38")

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