Statue

Richard Green

Richard Green Richard Green

Erection date: 1866

Inscription

{Front of plinth:}
Richard Green 1866.

{Right base of statue:}
Edward W. Wyon sculptor 1865.

{Left base of statue:}
Henry Prince & Compy statue foundry. Southwark

{Panels on either side of the plinth show shipbuilding scenes.} 

Seated at his feet is his dog Hector, who has an ear missing as a result of a boy having to be cut free when he got stuck whilst climbing the statue.

Site: Richard Green (1 memorial)

E14, East India Dock Road, Poplar Baths

The statue is located in front of the closed and dilapidated Poplar Baths, but Contamination Zone tells a different story.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Richard Green

Subjects commemorated i

Richard Green

Ship-owner and philanthropist. Probably born in the family house in Blackwall...

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

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Henry Prince

The NPG has some information about this engineer/founder: Born c. 1817. Died ...

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Edward William Wyon

Sculptor. Born Edward William Wyon in Christchurch, Surrey, into a family of ...

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