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Sir Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet
Ramsbottom, Lancashire 1788 - London 1850
MP for Tamworth 1830-1850 and Prime Minister 1834-35 and 1841-1846
(Wikipedia)
William Behnes
Robinson & Cottam (Pimlico)
1852

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Description

Statue of sir Robert Peel. "The design of the statue is good, and the likeness faithful. The right hon. baronet is represented addressing tlio House of Commons, his left arm resting on his hip, and his right holding roll of paper," wrote the Illustrated London News. It is unveiled on 20 August 1852 it stood originally in front of the Town Hall.

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PEEL
1852

Signature

w. behnes sculpt
f. robinson founder pimlico

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Location (N 53°48'50" - W 1°33'43")

Item Code: gbyh134; Photograph: 28 July 2019
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