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William Thomas Stead

Embleton, Northumberland 1849 - Atlantic Ocean on board RMS Titanic 1912
English newspaper editor
sir George Frampton
1920 (1913)

London /  William Thomas Stead   London /  William Thomas Stead


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

London - William Thomas Stead London - William Thomas Stead London - William Thomas Stead


1849 - 1912

this memorial to a jovrnalist
of wide renown was erected
near the spot where he worked
for more than thirty years by
jovrnalists of many lands in
recognition of his brilliant gifts
fervent spirit & vntiring devotion
to the service of his fellow men.


geo. frampton r.a. | 1913


Unveiled 5 July 1920. A replica was unveiled in Central Park, New York, in 1921.


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