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William S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
1836 - 1911
English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator
(Wikipedia)
sir George Frampton
1915

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Description

Commemorative plaque with relief portrait, flanked by two allegorical statuettes: TRAGEDY and COMEDY, and at the bottom a coat of arms, with the motto mallem mori qvam mvtate (i would rather die than change).

London - William S. Gilberg London - William S. Gilberg

Inscription(s)

1836 - W.S. GILBERT - 1911


playwright & poet.

his foe was folly
& his weapon wit.

Signature

Geo. Frampton: RA | 1914

Annotation

Unveiled 31 August 1915.

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Location (N 51°30'25" - W 0°7'17")

Item Code: gblo118; Photograph: 7 August 2014
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