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Obelisk: Bellot memorial obelisk

Erection date: 1855

Inscription

To the intrepid young Bellot of the French navy who in the endeavour to rescue Franklin shared the fate and the glory of that illustrious navigator.
From his British admirers, 1853.

{The river-facing side carries:}
Bellot 

33ft high red granite. Described in detail at the splendid PMSA.

Site: Bellot memorial obelisk (1 memorial)

SE10, Five Foot Walk, Royal Naval College

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Bellot memorial obelisk

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Joseph René Bellot

Explorer.  Born Paris.   For his participation in the 1845 Anglo-French exped...

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Captain, Sir John Franklin

Born Lincolnshire. Royal Navy. Governor of Tasmania 1836-43. where there is a...

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Bellot memorial obelisk

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Philip Hardwick

Architect.  His father and grandfather were both architects with the name Tho...

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