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Richard Cobden statue Richard Cobden statue + Far East POWs

Statue: Richard Cobden statue

Erection date: /7/1868

Inscription

Erected by public subscription to which Napoleon III was principal contributor.

Cobden.

Presented to the Vestry of St. Pancras, June 1868.
Thomas Ross - Chairman of Committee

Corn Laws repealed 1846

{On the base:}
W&T Wills

Sicilian marble. W. and T. Wills of 12 Euston Road were the sculptors. Still on its original site where it was unveiled to popular acclaim, it is now in a very poor state and every few years there is a local campaign for its restoration.

Site: Richard Cobden statue + Far East POWs (2 memorials)

NW1, Camden High Street

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Richard Cobden statue

Information Subjects commemorated

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Richard Cobden

Political economist and Liberal MP. Born near Midhurst, Sussex, into a large ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Richard Cobden statue

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W. & T. Wills

Sculptors, of 12 Euston Road.

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Napoleon III of France

Last monarch of France. Son of Louis Bonaparte (Napoleon I's brother) and Hor...

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Thomas Ross

Chairman of Committee, Vestry of St. Pancras

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Richard Cobden statue

Information Also at this site

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POWs and those who died in the Far East in WW2

Designed by architect Chris Roche. The railway sleepers and track, symbolic o...

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