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Thomas Attwood

Halesowen, Shropshire 1783 -Malvern, Worcestershire 1856
British banker, economist, political campaigner and Member of Parliament; the leading figure of the underconsumptionist Birmingham School of economists, and, as the founder of the Birmingham Political Union, the leading figure in the public campaign for the Great Reform Act of 1832.
(Wikipedia)
Sioban Coppinger & Fiona Peever
1993

Birmingham /  Thomas Attwood   Birmingham /  Thomas Attwood

Description

The bronze statue sits, having left his plinth, and scattered his bronze pages, on the steps.

Birmingham - Thomas Attwood

Inscription(s)

Birmingham - Thomas Attwood
PROSPERITY
THE VOTE
REFORM
and on the scattered bronze pages:
Birmingham - Thomas Attwood Birmingham - Thomas Attwood
Votes
for
All
Full
Employ-
ment
Free
Trade

Information Sign

THOMAS ATTWOOD 1783-1856
Birmingham's first Member of Parliamen
BY SIOBAN COPPINGER & FIONA PEEVER 1993
Presented to the City by Mrs. Priscilla Mitchell

'Possunt Quia Posse Videntur'

Birmingham - Thomas Attwood

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Location (N 52°28'47" - W 1°54'14")

Item Code: gbwm052; Photograph: 24 June 2014
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