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Great Britain
Swansea - Abertawe
Swansea - Abertawe (C. & Cty.)

Wales

Victoria Park, Brynmill

William Thomas

1816-1909
Mayor of Swansea 1877-78; pioneer of the Open Spaces Movement. He secured the area of Victoria Park as open space
Ivor J. Thomas
1906

Swansea - Abertawe /  William Thomas   Swansea - Abertawe /  William Thomas

Description

Bronze statue of Thomas in mayoral regalia, right hand holding scroll, left arm flexed with hand holding edge of robe.

Inscription(s)

WILLIAM THOMAS, ESQ., J.P.,
of lan,
Mayor of this Borough
1877 1878.
Pioneer - Champion
of
open spaces.
erected by public subscription.

Signed: Ivor J. Thomas / Sculptor

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°36'45" W 3°57'47"

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