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Henry Bolckow

Henry William Ferdinand Bolckow, originally Heinrich Wilhelm Ferdinand Bölckow (Sülten, Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1806 - Marton, Middlesbrough 1878)
British industrialist, founded with John Vaughan the ironmaking business Bolckow Vaughan; one of the founders of modern Middlesbrough
(Wikipedia)
William Grant Stevenson
Sir John Steell's Statue Foundry (Edinburgh)
1881

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Description

Statue of Henry Bolckow in the act of presenting the deed of gift of the Albert Park in Middlesbrough. He is clothed in the ordinary outdoor attire of an English gentleman and the head is uncovered. The statue stood in front of the Royal Exchange, for which the foundation stone was laid by Henry Bolckow on 22 November 1866. It opened in 1868, and was demolished in the 1980s to make way for the A66.

Inscription(s)

H.W.F. BOLCKOW

erected 1881.
This Statue was unveiled by
Lord Frederick Cavendish
on the 6th October, 1881.

Signature

D.W. Stevenson, A.R.S.A., sc. edinburgh.

Middlesbrough - Henry Bolckow

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Location (N 54°34'42" - W 1°13'59")

Item Code: gbyh164; Photograph: 30 July 2019
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