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New Promenade
(Forecourt of Old College)

Edward (VIII) Prince of Wales - Tywysog Cymru

White Lodge, Richmond, Surrey, 1894 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, France 1972
King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India, 20 January to 11 December 1936
(Wikipedia)
Mario Rutelli
1923

Aberystwyth /  Edward (VIII) Prince of Wales - Tywysog Cymru   Aberystwyth /  Edward (VIII) Prince of Wales - Tywysog Cymru

Description

Bronze statue of Prince Edward wearing ornate embroidered robes of University Chancellor. His arms folded loosely across chest, and in his right hand he holds a tassled mortar board.

Inscription(s)

tywysog cymru.
canghellor y brifysgol.
mcmxxii
Prince of Wales.
Chancellor of the University
1922

Signed: Mario Rutelli / Roma 1922

Annotation

The only known full-length statue of Edward Albert, Prince of Wales, future Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, was unveiled 30 October 1923 at the occasion of the opening by the Prince of the new building of the Aberystwyth University Students' Union.

Aberystwyth / Edward (VIII) Prince of Wales - Tywysog Cymru

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 52°24'53" - W 4°5'18")

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