Bronze statue of a nude young man leaming against a tree.
j.h. foley Sculp. | london 1844
Execd. in bronze By j.a. hatfield | London 1851.
The statue was probably cast for the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace in 1851. The 1844 original was exhibited in Westminster Hall as a competition entry for the decoration of the new Houses of Parliament. A Stratford-upon-Avon resident, Alfred Bullard presented this bronze copy to Stratford upon Avon Corporation, on 11 October 1932.
- John Henry Foley (Dublin 1818 - London 1874),
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Location (N 52°11'30" - W 1°42'12")
Item Code: gbwm080; Photograph: 25 June 2014
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