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George Peabody

South Danvers (now Peabody), Mass. 1795 - London 1869
American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist
(Wikipedia)
William W. Story
1869

London /  George Peabody   London /  George Peabody

Description

Bronze statue of Peabody, seated in a chair.

Inscription(s)

GEORGE PEABODY
MDCCCLXIX

born danvers, mass, u.s.a. 18th february 1795.
died london england 4th november 1869.
american philanthropist and great benefactor
of the london poor.
accorded the honorary freedom of
the city of london, 10th july 1862.
this statue by w.w. story was unveiled on the
23rd july 1869.

Signature

w.w. story inv. et sculp. | rom 1868
ferd. v. miller fudit, | münchen 1869.

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'49" - W 0°5'11")

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