Statues - Hither & Thither

New Zealand
Wellington
Wellington

Molesworth Street, Parliament grounds

Richard Seddon

Eccleston near St Helens, Lancashire, England 27 1845 - on board Oswestry Grange 33°55' S/154°8' E (Tasman Sea) 1906
Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1893-1906
(Wikipedia)
Thomas Brock
1914

Wellington /  Richard Seddon   Wellington /  Richard Seddon

Description

Bronze statue.

Wellington - Richard Seddon

Inscription(s)

RICHARD JOHN SEDDON

born eccleston, near st. helens, lancashire, england, 1845
arrived in new zealand 1866

member of parliament for
hokitika (1879-1881) kumara (1881-1890) westland (1890-1906)
prime minister 1893-1906

died 10 june 1906 on board oswestry grange
while returning to new zealand from sydney

Signature

sir thos brock | scvlptor . 1914

Wellington - Richard Seddon

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 41°16'40" E 174°46'37"

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Item Code: nz026; Photograph: 10 February 2008  / updated: 3 March 2011
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