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Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar
Godfrey Charles Morgan (1831–1913), 1st Viscount Tredegar

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An equestrian portrait of the subject in military uniform, his head turned to the right, his right hand on his hip. The horse is standing on a shallow rectangular plinth, mounted on a tall pilastered pedestal containing reliefs on all four sides illustrating the Charge of the Light Brigade, as well as a heraldic shield and inscriptions.

Date

1909 or before

Medium

bronze & Darley Dale stone

Measurements

Plinth: H 396 x W (?) x D 274 cm

Accession number

CF10_MWB_S083

Work type

Equestrian

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

25th October 1909

Listing date

19/05/75

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

inscribed at the front right of the shallow plinth: W. GOSCOMBE JOHN. R.A. (repeated on each relief); on the left: A.B.BURTON FOUNDER. THAMES DITTON

Inscription description

inscribed on the front of the pedestal: 1909; on the right side of the pedestal: UNVEILED ON THE 55TH ANNI- / VERSARY OF THE DAY ON WHICH / LORD TREDEGAR THEN CAPTAIN / GODFREY CHARLES MORGAN LED / A TROOP OF XVII LANCERS IN THE / CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE / AT BALACLAVA; on the back of the pedestal: DEUS NOBISCUM / QUIS CONTRA NOS; on the left side of the pedestal: GODFREY / FIRST VISCOUNT TREDEGAR / ERECTED BY THE COUNTY OF / GLAMORGAN AS A TRIBUTE / OF RESPECT AND AFFECTION


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Located at

City Hall Lawn,

CF10 3AF