Bust

Sir Robert Cotton

This bust is a 20th-century replica after Louis-François Roubiliac, 1757.

Site: British Library memorials (8 memorials)

NW1, Euston Road, The British Library

All the sculptures are inside the main building.

See Father Jellicoe for the Gilbert Bayes finials, some of which are/were on display in the BL.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Sir Robert Cotton

Subjects commemorated i

Sir Robert Cotton

Antiquarian and politician. Born Robert Bruce Cotton in Denton, Huntingdonshi...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Sir Robert Cotton

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Louis François Roubiliac

Sculptor. Born Lyon. Made his reputation in 1749 with the tomb of the Duke of...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Sir Robert Cotton

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Anne Frank - bust

Anne Frank - bust

{On the base of the sculpture:} Anne Frank, 1929 - 1945, Sculptor Doreen Kern...

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Opening of the British Library

Opening of the British Library

This inscription is opposite the entrance, below the Shakespeare statue.

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Sir Hans Sloane - British Library

Sir Hans Sloane - British Library

This bust is a 20th-century replica after Michael Rysbrack, 18th century.

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Sir Joseph Banks - British Library

Sir Joseph Banks - British Library

This bust is a 20th-century replica after Anne Seymour Damer, 1814.

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