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Sir Thomas Browne

London 1605 - Norwich 1682
English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, religion and the esoteric
(Wikipedia)
Henry Pegram
A.B. Burton (Thames Ditton)
1905

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Description

Seated statue of Sir Thomas Browne wearing doublet, buttoned to the wide collar which became fashionable in the 1630s, breeches, tucked in at the knee above the hose, and shoes with a fancy buckle. He rests his head on his hand while holding a broken urn.

Inscription(s)

SIR THOMAS BROWNE md
physician philosopher
born 19 october 1605
died 19 october 1689
many years resident
near this spot and
bvried in the chvrch
of St Peter Mancroft

erected 19 october 1905

Signature

h. pegram. a.r.a. sc. | 1905
a.b. burton founder | thames ditton

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Location (N 52°37'38" - E 1°17'33")

Item Code: gbee094; Photograph: 24 October 2015
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