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John Ray

Black Notley, near Braintree 1627 - Black Notley 1705
English naturalist
(Wikipedia)
Faith Winter
1986

Braintree /  John Ray   Braintree /  John Ray

Description

Bronze statue of John Ray with a book in his hand.

Inscription(s)

John Ray 1627-1705

Naturalist

Sculptor - Faith Winter FRSS

In front of the statue are three stones with inscriptions. On the central stone:
JOHN RAY
1627 – 1705
botanist, zoologist, theologian
and traveller
the most distinguished british
naturalist of the 17th century
unveiled by david bellamy, botanist
11th October 1986

On the two other stones are the text the john ray statue was commissioned by the john ray trust, designed and sculpted by faith winter f.r.b.s. and the names of the principal sponsors.

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Location (N 51°52'41" - E 0°33'15")

Item Code: gbee104; Photograph: 17 March 2019
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