Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Eastbourne
East Sussex

South East England

Devonshire Place / King Edward's Parade

William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

1808 - 1891
British landowner, benefactor and politician; inherited a considerable amount of property in Eastbourne and developed the town in the 19th century with parks, baths and squares
(Wikipedia)
W. Goscombe John
1901

Eastbourne /  William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire   Eastbourne /  William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire

Description

Bronze statue of the 7th Duke of Devonshire seated, wearing the robe of the Chancellor of Cambridge University.

Inscription(s)

WILLIAM
seventh dvke of devonshire
k.g. p.c. d.c.l. f.r.s.
chancellor of the university of
cambridge lord lievtenant of
the county of derby born 27
april 1808 died 21 december 1891

erected by the volvntary svb
scriptions of inhabitants of
eastbovrne in commemoration
of his generovs interests in its
welfare and progress. md cccci
j.a. skinner j.p. chairman

Signature

w. goscombe john ara | sculptor ...

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°45'52" E 0°17'20"

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