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Countrywomen of the soldiers that fought with Wellington

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This patriotic committee of women, led by Lady Lavinia Spencer, ordered the Achilles statue unadorned.  It was the men that insisted on the covering.

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Countrywomen of the soldiers that fought with Wellington

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Achilles statue

Modelled on the statue of Dioscuri in Rome. A gay friend of ours is fond of ...

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Sir John Crosse

Sir John Crosse

He succeeded to his father's baronetcy in 1738. MP. Birth date approximate. Died Millbank.

Person, Benefactor

1 memorial
Chartered Institute of Journalists

Chartered Institute of Journalists

Created at the Grand Hotel in Birmingham as the National Association of Journalists.  Described on the Stead memorials as "journalists of many lands".

Group, Benefactor, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
R. McCheane

R. McCheane

The Newspaper Archive, London Mid Surrey Times and General Advertiser, 1 April 1893, has a "Mr. R. McCheane, 90, Palace Gardens-terrace". That is close enough to the original location of the water ...

Person, Benefactor, Ireland

1 memorial