Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire

South East England

Market Square

Charles Compton Cavendish

Charles Compton William Cavendish, 3rd Baron Chesham
1850 - 1907
British soldier, courtier and Conservative politician
(Wikipedia)
John Tweed

1909

Aylesbury /  Charles Compton Cavendish   Aylesbury /  Charles Compton Cavendish

Description

Bronze statue on stone pedestal, showing Lord Chesham in the undress uniform of a General Officer.
His statue is flanked by two cast iron lions, by a. durenne paris.

Aylesbury - Charles Compton Cavendish Aylesbury - Charles Compton Cavendish

Inscription(s)

charles
compton
3RD BARON
CHESHAM
maj. gen. P.C. K.C.B.
1850 - 1907

Signed: j. tweed sc.

Annotation

In the Bucks Herald of Saturday 19 December 1908 the proposed statue is discussed, so it is probably erected in 1909.

Aylesbury - Charles Compton Cavendish
The statue is accompanied by two bronze lions. We are not sure if they belong to the statue.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°48'57" W 0°48'44"

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