Statues - Hither & Thither

Guernsey
Saint Peter Port

North Plantation / Le Pollet
(The Thomas de la Rue)

Thomas de la Rue

La Forêet, Guernsey 1793 - London 1866
printer from Guernsey who founded De La Rue plc, a printing company which is now the world's largest commercial security printer and papermaker
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1963

Saint Peter Port /  Thomas de la Rue   Saint Peter Port /  Thomas de la Rue

Description

Bronze bust in a niche of the site of his first printing business, to commemorate the company's 150th anniversary. In 1967 the house became a public house, named the Thomas De La Rue, with the bust serving as the signboard.

Inscription(s)

THOMAS de la RUE
Founder of the House of De La Rue
1793 - 1866

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 49°27'27" W 2°32'6"

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