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Robert Raikes statue Robert Raikes statue

Statue: Robert Raikes statue

Erection date: 1880

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Robert Raikes, founder of Sunday Schools, 1780.
This statue was erected under the direction of The Sunday School Union by contributions from teachers and scholars of Sunday schools in Great Britain. July 1880.
{Inscribed below Raikes's right foot:}
Thos. Brock Sculpt.
London 1880

There is a copy of this statue in Gloucester and another in Toronto.

Site: Robert Raikes statue (1 memorial)

WC2, Victoria Embankment Gardens

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Robert Raikes statue

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Robert Raikes

Promoter of the Sunday School movement. Born and died Gloucester.

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Sir Thomas Brock

Sculptor. Born in Worcester.  Ornamental Passions has some comments on his wo...

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