Bronze bust. The circular baseplate is shaped as a compass, with on the edge the inscription:
This day, when my Soul's form bends to the East. Hence is't that I am carried towards the West.
(the words East and West are below the agreeing compass points).
The plinth is also placed on a compass, with on the cardinal points the texts:
- (west) reader Lincoln's Inn.
- (south) married Anne More of Losely.
- (east) birthplace Bread Street.
- (north) N dean St Paul's Cathedral
poet and devine
1572 - 1631
CITY OF LONDON
Alderman Robert Hall Patron
Nigel Boonham FRBS Sculptor
Andrew Whittle Lettering
- Nigel Boonham,
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 51°30'47" - W 0°5'50") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: gblo135; Photograph: 7 August 2014
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