Marble statue of King Edward VII in full coronation robes, with collar, ribbon and star of the Order of the Garter, he carries the sceptre in his right hand. On the front of the pedestal his name between a crown and the coat of arms of Lichfield. At the corners are lion's heads with the names of the india, s africa, australia, canada.
this statue was erected and
presented to the city and
county of lichfield by
robert bridgeman (sculptor)
during his year of office as
sheriff of this city 1907-'908
and was unveiled by the right
hon. the earl of dartmouth p.c.
lord lieutenant of the county
of stafford on the 30th day of
w.r. coleridge roberts j.p.
this statue was rededicated by
h.r.h. the princess royal
on a visit to beacon park
24th april 2013
- Robert Bridgeman (1844-1918), architectural sculptor, ecclesiastical sculptor, stone carver and stonemason. From c. 1912 with his son Joseph Bridgman as Robert Bridgeman & Son, succeeded by grandson Charles William Bridgeman (1902-2004) until 1968
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 52°41'1" - W 1°49'56") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: gbwm037; Photograph: 7 June 2014
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