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Thomas Edward Ellis

Cefnddwysarn near Bala 1859 - Cannes, France 1899
Welsh politician who was the leader of Cymru Fydd, a movement aimed at gaining home rule for Wales
(Wikipedia)
W. Goscombe John
1903

Bala /  Thomas Edward Ellis   Bala /  Thomas Edward Ellis

Description

Bronze statue of Thomas Edward Ellis in academic robes, with a book in the right hand and the left hand upraised as though teaching. On the sides of the pedestal are four stone reliefs panels depicting:

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Bala / Thomas Edward Ellis
LONDON
Houses of Parliament London
Bala / Thomas Edward Ellis
ABERYSTWYTH
Old College at the University of Wales
Bala / Thomas Edward Ellis
OXFORD
New College Oxford
Bala / Thomas Edward Ellis
CYNLAF
Ellis' birthplace at Cynlas north of Bala

Bala / Thomas Edward Ellis

Inscription(s)

THOMAS EDWARD ELLIS

ganwyd chwefror 16 1859
hunodd ebrill 5 1899


amser dyn yw ei gynysgaeth

THOMAS EDWARD ELLIS

Born February 16, 1859
Died April 5, 1899


A man's time is his inheritance

Signed: w. goscombe john r.a. / 1903

Annotation

The statue is unveiled on 7 October 1903 by John Morley, M.P. A plaster (?) copy is in the Old College of Aberystwyth.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°54'40" W 3°35'50"

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