Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Tamworth
Staffordshire

West Midlands

Market Street

Sir Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet
(Ramsbottom, Lancashire 1788 - London 1850)
MP for Tamworth 1830-1850 and Prime Minister 1834-35 and 1841-1846
(Wikipedia)
Matthew Noble
1852

Tamworth /  Sir Robert Peel   Tamworth /  Sir Robert Peel

Description

Bronze statue of Peel in contemporary clothing with a floor length great cloak.

Inscription(s)

the
right honorable
SIR ROBERT PEEL, BART.
born feb.y 5th 1788
elected in the year 1830
member of parliament for
tamworth
which town he continued
to represent until his death
july 2nd 1850

Signature

m. noble | sculp. | london

Annotation

The statue was unveiled on 23 July 1852 by Mr Frederick Peel, son of Sir Robert.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°37'59" W 1°41'44"

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