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W. T. Stead - WC2 W. T. Stead - WC2

Monument: W. T. Stead - WC2

Erection date: 1913

Inscription

{Below the bust:}
W. T. Stead
1849 - 1912
This memorial to a journalist of wide renown was erected near the spot where he worked for more than thirty years by journalists of many lands in recognition of his brilliant gifts fervent spirit & untiring devotion to the service of his fellow men.

{To the right of the bust:}
Geo. Frampton. RA, 1913

{Beside the text, on the left, is a little statue of a man in armour entitled:}
Fortitude

{And, on the right, is a little statue of a woman in medieval dress, entitled:}
Sympathy

The inscription refers to Stead having worked near this site for 30 years. This was in Catherine Street in the offices of the Pall Mall Gazette, a paper which was eventually taken over by the Evening Standard.

See AMNY for the copy of this memorial in Manhattan on the Central Park wall at the end of 91st Street.

Site: W. T. Stead - WC2 (1 memorial)

WC2, Victoria Embankment

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W. T. Stead - WC2

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William Thomas Stead

Campaigning journalist and spiritualist. Born Northumberland. Committed to th...

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W. T. Stead - WC2

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Chartered Institute of Journalists

Created at the Grand Hotel in Birmingham as the National Association of Journ...

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Sir George Frampton

Sculptor.  Born at 91 Brook Street, Lambeth. Died at home at 91 Carlton Hill,...

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