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Leicester
Leicester

East Midlands

Hotel Street / Market Place South

The Leicester Seamstress

James Walter Butler
1990

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Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

'The Leicester Seamstress'
James Butler RA 1990

Information Sign

the leicester seamstress
James Butler R.A.
1990
This statue was re-installed on a new plinth by
Councillor Patrick Kitterick as part of the
City Centre Development Project
December 2007.
The statue reflects the female contribution to the local
hosiery industry. Most hosiery employees were
women, working in small workshops or at home.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 52°38'1" - W 1°8'3")

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