Monument

W.S. Gilbert monument

W.S. Gilbert monument W.S. Gilbert monument
Inscription

1836 - W.S. Gilbert - 1911
Playwright & poet. His foe was folly & his weapon wit.
{at the feet of the ladies are:}
Tragedy
Comedy
{on the scroll with the shield beneath - the Latin text translates as "I would rather die than change". :}
Mallem mori quam mutare
{bottom left:}
Geo. Frampton 1914

Site: W.S. Gilbert monument (1 memorial)

WC2, Victoria Embankment

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W.S. Gilbert monument

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W. S. Gilbert

Playwright, lyricist & poet. Born 17 Southampton Street as William Schwen...

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W.S. Gilbert monument

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Sir George Frampton

Sculptor.  Born at 91 Brook Street, Lambeth. Died at home at 91 Carlton Hill,...

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