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Gladstone statue - the Strand Gladstone statue - the Strand

Statue: Gladstone statue - the Strand

Erection date: 1905

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Gladstone, 1809 - 1898

On each corner of the monument there is a sculpture of a seated woman (most with one or more children) representing (clockwise from front) Brotherhood, Aspiration, Courage, Education.

Site: Gladstone statue - the Strand (1 memorial)

WC2, Strand

The 1958 film Davy (not very good) has a short sequence towards the end with Harry Secombe and a child sitting on the steps of this monument which at the time was surrounded by road, rather than being part of a larger pavement area as now.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Gladstone statue - the Strand

Information Subjects commemorated

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William Ewart Gladstone

Born in Liverpool. Liberal Prime Minister four times. One of the Commissioner...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Gladstone statue - the Strand

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Sir Hamo Thornycroft

Sculptor. Born William Hamo Thornycroft (but the William is normally dropped)...

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