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Henry Fawcett

Salisbury 1833 - 1884
blind British academic, statesman and economist
(Wikipedia)
Mary Grant & sir George Frampton
1886

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Description

Drinking fountain with a bronze plaque with a portrait medaillon.

Inscription(s)

Erected to the memory of
Henry Fawcett
by his grateful countrywomen.

Signature

mary grant sc. | 1896

Annotation

Unveiled 27 July 1886. Grant produced the portrait relief and Frampton, then at an early stage in his career, provided the ornamental sculpture. The erroneous 'signature' with the date 1896 was added in 1897.

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Location (N 51°30'32" - W 0°7'13")

Item Code: gblo097; Photograph: 5 August 2014
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