Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Hereford
Herefordshire

West Midlands

St Peter's Square

Sir George Cornewall Lewis

London 1806 - 1863
British statesman and man of letters
(Wikipedia)
Carlo Marochetti
c. 1864

Hereford /  Sir George Cornewall Lewis   Hereford /  Sir George Cornewall Lewis

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

SIR
GEORGE CORNEWALL LEWIS,
a wise and honest statesman,
a profound scholar,
a kind and firm friend.
m.p. for the county of hereford,
from 1847 to 1852,
chief steward of the city
chancellor of the exchequer from 1855 to 1858,
home secretary from 1859 to 1860,
secretary for war from 1860 to 1863.
born 1806
died 1863

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°3'22" W 2°42'47"

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