Bronze statue of Lord Palmerston in naturalistic pose with his hand held out as if in conversation.
t. woolner. r.a. sc. 1876
r. masefield & co. Founders, chelsea
On Parliament Square, Westminster, are 10 statues of British and some foreign politicians.
Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the sculptures.
- Abraham Lincoln (1920)
- George Canning (1832, here 1949)
- Nelson Mandela (2007)
- Sir Robert Peel (1877)
- Benjamin Disraeli (1883)
- Edward Smith-Stanley (1874)
- Henry John Temple - Lord Palmerston (1876)
- Jan Smuts (1956)
- David Lloyd George (2007)
- Sir Winston Churchill (1973)
- Thomas Woolner (Hadleigh, Suffolk 1825 - London 1892),
English sculptor and poet
Sources & Information
- Wikipedia, List of public art in the City of Westminster.
- Bob Speel, London sculpture.
- George L. Gomme, Return of outdoor memorials in London (London: City Council, 1910) (through Internet Archive).
- John Blackwood, London's Immortals: The Complete Outdoor Commemorative Statues (London: Savoy, 1989), p. 192-193.
- Andrew Kershman, London's Monuments (London: Metro Publ., 2013), p. 68.
- Peter Matthews, London's Statues and Monuments (Botley: Shire, 2012), p. 32.
Location (N 51°30'3" - W 0°7'37")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: gblo045; Photograph: 3 August 2014
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