Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Leicester
Leicester

East Midlands

Market Place

John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland

Knightsbridge, 4 January 1778 - Belvoir Castle 20 January 1857
Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, 1799-1857
(Wikipedia)
Edward Davis
Simonet Fondeur
1852

Leicester /  John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland   Leicester /  John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

john henry
duke of rutland, k.g
lord lieutenant
of leicestershire.
the inhabitants
of the county & town
of leicester
during
the fiftieth anniversary
of his high office
with universal consent
caused this statue
to be erected
m.dccc.lii.

præsenti tibi maturos larcimur honores

Signature

EDW DAVIS
Simonet & Fils / Fondeurs Paris 1851

Annotation

statue was the first public statue to be erected in Leicester, and was unveiled by Sir Frederick Gustavus Fowke, Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons for the Province of Leicestershire, on 28 April 1852. The statue had previously been exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 52°38'4" - W 1°7'59")

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