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Ernest Shackleton and David Livingstone

Charles Sargeant Jagger & Thomas Bayliss Huxley-Jones
1932 and 1954

London /  Ernest Shackleton and David Livingstone


Two bronze statues in niches in the façade of the Royal Geographical Society Building:
  1. (Exhibition Road side) SHACKLETON - Ernest Shackleton (Kilkea near Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland 1874 - Grytviken, South Georgia 1922), polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic (Wikipedia).
    Statue by Charles Sargeant Jagger, 1932.
  2. (Kensington Gore side) LIVINGSTONE - David Livingstone (Blantyre, South Lanarkshire 1813 - Chief Chitambo's Village, in present day Zambia 1873), Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa. (Wikipedia).
    Statue by Thomas Bayliss Huxley-Jones, 1953.

London - Ernest Shackleton and David Livingstone
London - Ernest Shackleton and David Livingstone


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Location (N 51°30'5" - W 0°10'29")

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Item Code: gblo101; Photograph: 6 August 2014
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