Monument to Joseph Cowen

  • Description

    " Cowen is depicted standing in an oratorical pose, one arm outstretched, the other holding his lapel. The statue is set upon a curved pedestal, plainly modelled from yellow stone, which in turn rises from two steps. The statue is sympathetically modelled, conveying a real sense of Cowen's vitality. A Cowen Memorial Committee was set up in 1903 with Earl Grey as its President...."
  • Owner

    Public Monuments and Sculpture Assocaition
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 7 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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