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Charity School Boy
Charity School Boy
Charity School Boy
Charity School Boy
Charity School Boy
Charity School Boy
Charity School Boy

Photo credit: Garden Museum

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Statues of schoolboys and girls were a common feature of charity school buildings. This schoolboy, made from 'Coade stone', a compound of clay and other materials moulded in imitation of carved stonework and fired in a kiln, originally adorned the entrance to Lawrence Charity School, Lambeth Green. It was later moved to Lambeth Parochial Boy’s School, Hercules Road and then to Archbishop Temple’s Boys’ School, Lambeth Road.

Garden Museum

London


Date

1785

Medium

Coade stone

Measurements

H 136 x W 43 x D 28 cm

Accession number

L2002.008

Work type

Statue


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Lambeth Palace Road, London, Greater London SE1 7LB England

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