Bronze statue on a high pedestal with four bronze figures representing Classical Learning, Finance, Eloquence and Erin (Ireland).
Signed (on the main statue and the four figures): John Hughes sculpt
1809 - 1888
The monument was one of three commissioned by The National Gladstone Memorial Committee in 1910 which were intended for erection in London, Edinburgh and Dublin. The latter was to be the Irish National Memorial to Gladstone.The work was completed in 1923 but Dublin Council declined to accept and it was presented to St. Deiniol's Library.
- John Hughes (Dublin 1865 - Nice, France, 1941),
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Location (N 53°11'7" - W 3°1'37")
Item Code: gbwa001; Photograph: 23 October 2009
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