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Sir Charles Napier statue

Sir Charles Napier statue Sir Charles Napier statue
Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Charles James Napier, General.
Born MDCCLXXXII. {1782}
Died MDCCCLIII. {1853}

Erected by public subscription. The most numerous contributors being private soldiers.

Criticised at the time as the "worst piece of sculpture in England".

Site: Sir Charles Napier statue (1 memorial)

WC2, Trafalgar Square

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Sir Charles Napier statue

Subjects commemorated Information

General Sir Charles James Napier

Not to be confused with his contemporary, Charles John Napier. Born Whitehall...

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Sir Charles Napier statue

Created by Information

George Gammon Adams

Portrait sculptor and medallist.  Born Staines.  Died at home home, Acton Gre...

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