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Arthur Sullivan

London 1842 - London 1900
English composer
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W. Goscombe John
1903

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Description

Bronze bust on a pillar with on one side lines from The Yeoman of the Guard. Against the pillar reclines an allegorical female figure, representing griefstricken music. Around the base are musical instruments, a music score and the mask of comedy.

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Inscription(s)

1842   ARTHVR   1900
SVLLIVAN

is life a boon?
        if so it must befal
that death whene'er he call
        mvst call too soon

w.s. gilbert

Signature

W. Goscombe John

Annotation

Unveiled 10 July 1903 by Princess Louise.

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Location (N 51°30'34" - W 0°7'10")

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