Statue

Viscount Nuffield statue

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
Viscount Nuffield, president, benefactor and friend of Guy's Hospital.
{On the back of the plinth:}
Erected during his lifetime by subscription in pursuance of a resolution of the General Court of Guy's Hospital passed on the 22nd Aug. 1944.

{Inscribed on the base of the statue:}
Maurice Lambert ARA

This is one of only a handful of statues in London unveiled while the subject was still alive. The others are listed at Fenner Brockway.

Site: Viscount Nuffield statue (1 memorial)

SE1, Great Maze Pond, Guy's Hospital - the Colonnade

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Viscount Nuffield statue

Subjects commemorated i

Lord Nuffield, William Morris

Motor manufacturer and philanthropist. Born Worcester. Began work in a bicy...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Viscount Nuffield statue

Created by i

Maurice Lambert

Sculptor. Born Paris. Brother of the musician Constant Lambert. This portrait...

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Guy's Hospital

Founded by Thomas Guy in concept in 1721 but it was not until 6 January 1725 ...

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