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Thomas Chatterton

Bristol 1752 - London 1770
English poet whose precocious talents ended in suicide at age 17
(Wikipedia)
Lawrence Holofcener
2000

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Statue of William Tyndale sitting on a bench with paper on his lap and on the floor. The papers on his lap are titled Rowley Papers by Thomas Chatterton, on those on the ground is written:

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To the memory of
Thomas Chatterton
Reader, judge not
if thou at a Christian
believe that he shall
he judged by a superior
power to that power
only is he now answerable

Inscription(s)

An eminent Bristolian
Thomas Chatterton
1752-1770
Poet - 'a marvellous boy'
by Lawrence Holofcener
2000 AD
Bronze
Supported by
Winterthur Life UK

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Location (N 51°26'58" - W 2°36'3")

Item Code: gbsw062; Photograph: 21 March 2019
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