Statue

Lord Lawrence

Erection date: 1882

Inscription

{On the plinth:}
John First Lord Lawrence, ruler of the Punjaub during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869.
Erected by his fellow subjects, British and Indian, A.D. 1882.

"How youngly he began to serve his country, how long continue" - Coriolanus

{On the base of the statue:}
J.E. Boehm, fecit 1874.

The quote is from Shakespeare's play Coriolanus.

Site: Lord Lawrence (1 memorial)

SW1, Waterloo Place

This statue and that opposite, of Burgoyne, form a pair: by the same sculptor, with the same Shakespearian quote.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Lord Lawrence

Subjects commemorated i

John Laird Mair, First Lord Lawrence

Born Yorkshire. Ruler of the Punjaub during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. Viceroy...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Lord Lawrence

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Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm

Born Vienna, educated England, granted English citizenship 1865. Sculptor in ...

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William Shakespeare

Born and died in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birth date is usually given as the ...

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