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James Wilson James Wilson at The Economist

Statue: James Wilson

Inscription

{On marble plaque on floor at his feet:}
James Wilson, manufacturer, economist, journalist and public servant. Born Hawick, 1805. Died Calcutta, 1860. Founder in 1843 of the Economist.

{Behind the statue, laid on the floor is another marble plaque:}
This statue formerly stood in the Dalhousie Institute where it was erected by the mercantile community of Calcutta as a tribute to the public services of the Right Honourable James Wilson, 1805 - 1860, founder of the Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China and subsequently First Finance Member of the Viceroy's Council.

{Base of statue is inscribed:}
Jn. Steell. R.S.A. Sculpt. Edinr. 1863

Site: James Wilson at The Economist (1 memorial)

SW1, St James's Street, 25

The statue is inside the building but can be seen quite clearly through the window onto the pedestrian access to the building off Bury Street.

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