Bust

Dickens bust - EC1

Erection date: 1907

Inscription

{On a stone plaque below the bust:}
Charles Dickens, novelist, born 1812, died 1870, lived for a time in Furnivals Inn, close to this spot and there wrote Pickwick in the year 1836. This bust was modelled & presented by Percy Fitzgerald.

Dickens lodged at Furnival's Inn while writing the first part of Pickwick Papers.

Site: Dickens bust - EC1 (1 memorial)

EC1, Holborn, 273, Holborn Bars (ex-Prudential Building)

The protective glass case sets a challenge to photographers. We've tried on three separate occasions and this is the best we can do.

Credit for this entry to: Jean Haynes of www.walks.com

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Dickens bust - EC1

Subjects commemorated i

Charles Dickens

Born, son of Elizabeth and John Dickens, at No.1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Dickens bust - EC1

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Percy Fitzgerald, FSA

Sculptor, painter and author. Born Ireland.  The picture source website has a...

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