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St. Paul's Churchyard Gardens (EC4)

John Wesley

Epworth, Lincolnshire 1703 - London 1791
an Anglican divine; and theologian; with his brother Charles Wesley and fellow cleric George Whitefield, credited with the foundation of Methodism
(Wikipedia)
Samuel Manning the Elder & Samuel Manning the Younger
1839 (1988)

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Description

Bronze statue of Wesley, standing, holding a book in his left hand, and making a blessing gesture with his right hand.

Inscription(s)

By Grace ye are saved through Faith
John Wesley
Father of Methodism
1703 - 1791
Priest. Poet. Teacher of the Faith

Signature

property of aldersgate trustees of the | methodist church - 17 september 1988

Annotation

The statue is based on a marble original of 1839, which is in the Methodist Central Hall Westminster.

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Location (N 51°30'51" - W 0°5'54")

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