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Wilkes Wilkes

Statue: Wilkes

Erection date: 31/10/1988


{On the front of the plinth:]
A champion of English freedom
John Wilkes
1727 - 1797
Member of Parliament
Lord Mayor

{On the back of the plinth:}
This memorial statue was erected by admirers and unveiled in October 1988 by Dr James Cope.

{Inscribed on the base of the statue:}
James Butler RA

The Wilkes squint has been faithfully reproduced in the statue.

Site: Wilkes (1 memorial)

EC4, Fetter Lane

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John Wilkes

A champion of English freedom, establishing the campaigning newspaper "The No...

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James Butler RA

Sculptor.  Born London.  Other work in London: Field Marshall Alexander of Tu...

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Dr. James Cope

Medical adviser to City Companies, with an interest in history, particularly ...

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