Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

Merrion Street Upper
(outside the Natural History Museum)

Thomas H. Parke

Kilmore, Co. Roscommon 1857 - Scotland 1893
Irish doctor, explorer, soldier and naturalist
(Wikipedia)
Percy Wood
1896

Dublin - <i>Baile Átha Cliath</i> /  Thomas H. Parke   Dublin - <i>Baile Átha Cliath</i> /  Thomas H. Parke

Description

Bronze statue of Parke standing with one foot on a skull. The statue stands on a granite pedestal with a bronze plaque depicting the incident on 13 August 1887 when Parke sucked the poison from an arrow wound in the chest of Capt. William G. Stairs to save his life.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Thomas H. Parke

Inscription(s)

surgeon major
T.H. PARKE
born 1857
died 1893

Signature

PERCY WOOD fecit 1894

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 53°20'22" W 6°15'8"

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Item Code: ie018; Photograph: 9 June 2014
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