Bust

Adelaide Stoll

Erection date: 30/5/1925

Inscription

{On front of plinth:}
Adelaide Stoll, in recognition of 20 years honorary service to the London Coliseum, 1925.

{On the right of the statue base:}
Reid Dick ARA 1925.

{On the framing arch:}
The lady of the Coliseum

The Alamy photo of the unveiling is dated 30 May 1925 and captioned: "A bust of Adelaide Stoll, mother of music hall impresario Sir Oswald Stoll (third l), is unveiled by his son Dennis (second r) as sculptor William Reid Dick (l) and Lady Stoll (second l) look on."

Site: London Coliseum (3 memorials)

WC2, St Martin's Lane, London Coliseum

The SWET plaque is outside. To see the bust, walk to the back of the foyer, turn right, through a door, the bust is immediately on your left. The Matcham plaque is on the landing for the dress circle bar.

The 1950 film Night and the City shows Richard Widmark entering Brydges Place, the extremely narrow passage immediately to the south of this site.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Adelaide Stoll

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Adelaide Stoll

Businesswoman. Mother of impresario Oswald Stoll. After the death of her firs...

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Sir William Reid Dick

Born Glasgow. Reid was his mother's maiden name.  Other work in London: 1936 ...

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