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Walter Besant

Portsmouth 1836 - London 1901
British novelist and historian
(Wikipedia)
sir George Frampton
1902

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Description

Bronze plaque.

Inscription(s)

SIR WALTER BESANT
novelist
historian of london
secretary of the palestine exploration fvnd
originator of the people's palace
and
fovnder of the society of avthors
this monvment is erected
by
his gratefvl brethren in literatvre
born 14th avgvst 1836 = died 9th jvne 1901

Signature

geo: frampton 1902

Annotation

A bronze replica of the memorial in St. Paul's Cathedral.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°30'34" - W 0°7'6")

Item Code: gblo094; Photograph: 5 August 2014
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