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John Cory

1828-1910
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cory Bros., Colliery Proprietors.
Philanthropist who supported many evangelical causes.
W. Goscombe John
1906

Cardiff - Caerdydd /  John Cory   Cardiff - Caerdydd /  John Cory

Description

Bronze statue of John Cory wearing suit and open great coat, holding a hat in his left hand and a book (the bible?) in his right hand.

Inscription(s)

JOHN CORY
COAL OWNER
PHILANTHROPIST
this statve is erected by his
friends and fellow citizens
as a token of their appreciation
of his world wide sympathies
1906

Annotation

The statue was unveiled by Sir William Thomas Lewis and John Cory was present

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°29'4" - W 3°10'34")

Item Code: gbwa024; Photograph: 24 July 2012
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