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Sir Jacob Epstein - Roper's Garden

Sir Jacob Epstein - Roper's Garden Sir Jacob Epstein - Roper's Garden

Erection date: 3/6/1972

Inscription

Unveiled by Admiral Sir Caspar John G.C.B. 3rd June 1972.
This carving by Jacob Epstein commemorates the years 1909-1914 when he lived and worked in a studio on this site which was originally Sir Thomas More’s orchard.
This setting was designed by Stephen Gardiner.

The text is inscribed on the reverse of the relief.

Site: Sir Jacob Epstein - Roper's Garden (1 memorial)

SW3, Old Church Street, Roper’s Garden

The garden was created in 1964. The land was part of Sir Thomas More’s marriage gift to his daughter Margaret and William Roper in 1521.

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

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Sir Jacob Epstein - Roper's Garden

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Sir Jacob Epstein

Sculptor and painter, renowned for producing controversial works of art that ...

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Sir Thomas More

Born Milk Street. In conflict with Henry VIII over religion he was imprisoned...

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Sir Jacob Epstein

Sculptor and painter, renowned for producing controversial works of art that ...

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Stephen Gardiner

Architect, teacher and writer. Born Chelsea. Awarded O.B.E. 2002. Died Pem...

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Admiral Sir Caspar John

Born 18 Fitzroy Street. Pioneer in the fleet air arm. British first sea lor...

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