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John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG
John Henry Manners (1778–1857), 5th Duke of Rutland, KG

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A cloaked figure of the 5th Duke of Rutland on a square stone pedestal with panelled sides and inscription.

Date

1851

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 278 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 192 x W 137 x D 117 cm

Accession number

LE1_NL_S005

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

Statue

Owner

Leicester City Council

Custodian

Leicester City Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

left side base: EDW DAVIS / LONDON 1850; right side base: Simonet & Fils / Foundeurs Paris 1851

Inscription description

JOHN HENRY / DUKE OF RUTLAND K.G. / LORD LIEUTENANT / OF LEICESTERSHIRE / THE INHABITANTS / OF THE COUNTY & TOWN / OF LEICESTER / DURING / THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY / OF HIGH OFFICE / WITH UNIVERSAL CONSENT / CAUSED THIS STATUE / TO BE ERECTED / MDCCCLII. / PRÆSENSTI TIBI MATUROS LARCIMUR MONORES


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Located at

Market Place South, Leicester

LE1 5GF

Located outside the Corn Exchange building (now a pub).