Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
London
London

Greater London

Parliament Square (WC2)

Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
London 1784 - Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire 1865
British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister
(Wikipedia)
Thomas Woolner
R. Masefield & Co. (London)
1876

London /  Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston   London /  Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston

Description

Bronze statue of Lord Palmerston in naturalistic pose with his hand held out as if in conversation.

Inscription(s)

VISCOUNT PALMERSTON

Signature

t. woolner. r.a. sc. 1876
r. masefield & co.
Founders, chelsea

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

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Masefield & Co. (London), R.
  • Palmerston, Lord
  • Parliament Square
  • Politician
  • Statue
  • Temple, Henry John
  • Woolner, Thomas
  • Location (N 51°30'3" - W 0°7'37")

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