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E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)
E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)

© the artist. Image credit: Lichfield District Council

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The statue depicts Darwin leaning forward from a seated position. His left hand openly displays a shell, whilst his right holds his 'Commonplace' book. Darwin is dressed in a long coat with a cravat and ruffle sleeves. Darwin is depicted seated on a stone with rising vines. The statue stands upon a square plinth.

Lichfield District Council House

Lichfield

Title

E Conchis Omnia (Erasmus Darwin, 1731–1802)

Date

2012

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 250 x W 100 x D 100 cm (E);
Plinth: H 50 x W 150 x D 150 cm (E)

Accession number

BP.3

Acquisition method

funded through charitable subscriptions and under the care of the District Council

Work type

Statue

Inscription description

ERASMUS DARWIN / 1731-1802 / Lichfield resident 1756-1781 / physician, scientist, poet, inventor / THE GRANDFATHER OF EVOLUTION; Sculpture by / PETER WALKER / for / Kathryn; Supported by / Erasmus Darwin Foundation / Lichfield District Council / Prof. Philip Wilson / Autus Fine Artworks

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Normally on display at

Lichfield District Council House

Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6YY England

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