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Great Britain
Swansea - Abertawe
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Ferrara Square, Maritime Quarter

John Henry Vivian

Truro 1785 - Singleton 1855
Welsh industrialist and politician of Cornish extraction
(Wikipedia)
John Evan Thomas
Robinson & Cottam (Pimlico)
1857

Swansea - Abertawe /  John Henry Vivian   Swansea - Abertawe /  John Henry Vivian

Description

Bronze statue of Vivian in top-coat holding a small book in his left hand and papers in his right hand. On the back of the statue is a coat of arms.

Inscription(s)

IOHN HENRY VIVIAN
esq. frs. fgs. mp.
who represented this borovgh
and its contribVtories
in
six sVccessive parliaments
ERECTED
by his constitvents and friends
a.d. mdccclvii.
born at trvro
mdcclxxxv
he died at singleton
mdccclv
vniversally lamented

Signed: i. evan thomas / sculptor
robinson & cottam / statue foundry pimlico

Swansea - Abertawe / John Henry Vivian

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°36'55" W 3°56'15"

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