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Derby statue Derby statue

Statue: Derby statue

Erection date: 11/7/1874


{Cut into the red granite immediately below the statue:}
1799 - Derby - 1869

{On base of statue:}
M. Noble, Sculpt. London

H. Young & Co, Art Founders, Pimlico

The relief panels, by Montford, on the four sides of the plinth show scenes from Derby's life and are entitled: House of Commons 1833, Chancellor of the University Oxford 1853, The Central Executive Cotton Famine Relief Committee Manchester 1865, Cabinet Council 1867. The statue shows him wearing his Chancellor robes.

Site: Derby statue (1 memorial)

SW1, Parliament Square

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Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

Tory politician. Born at Knowsley Park, Lancashire. Overcame his early boiste...

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H. Young & Co.

Foundry opened in Eccleston Street, Pimlico.

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Horace Montford

Sculptor, at one time assistant to Matthew Noble.  Born Shrewsbury.  Father t...

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Matthew Noble

Sculptor. Born Yorkshire. If the National Portrait Gallery collection is anyt...

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