Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Oxford
Oxfordshire

South East England

Christ Church College  
(Dean Fell's Tower, Peckwater Quad side)

Henry Liddell

Binchester, Durham 1811 - 1898
Philologist and lexicographer; dean (1855-91) of Christ Church, Oxford, and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University (1870-74). Father of Alice Liddell, who was the model for Alice in Wonderland.
(Wikipedia)
Conrad Dressler
19th century

Oxford /  Henry Liddell   Oxford /  Henry Liddell

Description

Stone statue in a niche above the gate between Peckwater Quad and Tom Quad.

Inscription(s)

henrico f. liddell
decano
mdccclv — mdcccxci
alvmni dvo
i.r.m. et t.v.b.

Colleges in Oxford

Most of the university colleges in Oxford occupy large areas with several buildings and courts ('quads' in Oxford). There are numerous statues, mostly in the façades of the various buildings. The statues with are not visible from the public road. Most of the colleges are accessible for visitors during certain times of the day, some for free, others for a small (or not so small) fee.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°45'2" W 1°15'19"

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