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The Leicester Seamstress

James Walter Butler

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Bronze statue.


'The Leicester Seamstress'
James Butler RA 1990

Information Sign

the leicester seamstress
James Butler R.A.
This statue was re-installed on a new plinth by
Councillor Patrick Kitterick as part of the
City Centre Development Project
December 2007.
The statue reflects the female contribution to the local
hosiery industry. Most hosiery employees were
women, working in small workshops or at home.


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Item Code: gbem006; Photograph: 25 October 2009
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