Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Penmaenmawr
Conwy

Wales

Paradise Road

William Ewart Gladstone

Liverpool 1809 - Hawarden 1898
British Liberal Party statesman and four times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1868-74, 1880-85, 1886 and 1892-94).
(Wikipedia)
Peter London & Albert Toft
1899/1991

Penmaenmawr /  William Ewart Gladstone   Penmaenmawr /  William Ewart Gladstone

Description

Bronze bust on a gray granite obelisk.

Inscription(s)

GLADSTONE erected
by public
subscription
1899.
29th decr. 1809
to
19th may 1898
statesman
orator
scholar

this bust by local sculptor PETER LONDON was erected by public
subscription on august 27th 1991. it replaces the original by
albert tofts which disappeared in 1977

Annotation

William E. Gladstone and his family visited Penmaenmawr on numerous occasions in the second half of the 19th century. The original bust faced down Paradise Road, which William Gladstone opened officially on his last visit in 1896.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

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Location (N 53°16'6" - W 3°55'19")

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