Statue

Milton statue - Hammersmith

Hammersmith Library
Milton statue - Hammersmith

Site: Hammersmith Library (3 memorials)

W6, Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith Carnegie Library

Milton sitting on the left; Shakespeare on the right; Carnegie's cartouche is inside the porch, above the door.

Erected in 1905, Carnegie Legacy confirms that, as for the Islington Library, the architect was Henry Hare and the sculptor was Schenck.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Milton statue - Hammersmith

Subjects commemorated i

John Milton

Poet, essayist, playwright, historian, and diplomat. Born in the house called...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Milton statue - Hammersmith

Created by i

Frederick E. E. Schenck

Born Edinburgh to a German immigrant lithographer. Via Stoke on Trent he move...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Milton statue - Hammersmith

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Carnegie - Hammersmith

Carnegie - Hammersmith

This building was the gift of Andrew Carnegie, AD 1905.

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