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Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman
Bronze Woman

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A statue of a woman holding up a baby is based on a poem of the same name by Guyana-born Cecile Nobrega. It is said to be London's first statue of an African-Caribbean woman and celebrates the contribution of African Caribbean women. The installation of the statue marks the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the 'Empire Windrush' ship to Britain, and the 200th anniversary of the end of the transatlantic slave trade.

Bronze Woman






H 300 x W (?) x D (?) cm

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Acquisition method

funded by the Cécil Nobrega, Presentation Group, Olmec, and the European Union

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Lambeth London Borough Council


Lambeth London Borough Council

Work status


Unveiling date

8th October 2008


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Inscription description

plaque on plinth reads: "Find me a place / in the sun / in the sea / On a rock / Near an Isle / in the Caribee; / There I will set her, / Honoured, Free.." / In Honour and praise of all Caribbean women / inspired by the poem / Bronze Woman by Cécile Nobrega / Sculptor Aleix Barbat / London 8 October 2008 / This monument was made possible by the Presentation Group Supporters / Bronze Women Management Committee / Capital Community Foundation / Transport for London / The Linbury Trust / Stockwell Partnership


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Located at

Clapham Road Shaft, Stockwell


Located near Stockwell Underground Station, next to the war memorial.