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John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)
John Keats (1795–1821)

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The statue of Keats is set in an outdoor niche which was originally from the old London Bridge. When the London Bridge of 1176 was replaced in 1831, this stone niche was purchased by the hospital for 10 guineas.

Guy's Campus, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation

London


Date

2007

Medium

bronze & stone

Measurements

H 115 x W 76 x D 38 cm (E)

Accession number

TG2007.40

Acquisition method

commissioned in memory of the late Dr Bob Knight, Guy's Hospital, 2007

Work type

Statue

Inscription description

on long wooden panel running around the inside of the alcove, as a back rest: Sure a poet is a sage; a humanist, physician to all men. John Keats 1795–1821 Apothecary, Guy's Hospital 1816.; inscription on paving stone on left of sculpture: John Keats By Stuart Williamson in memory of Dr R. K. Knight 1932–2005 Physician Guys Hospital; inscription on paving stone on right of sculpture: Commissioned by Guys and St Thomas Charity, The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust. The Friends of Guys Hospital 2007.


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Guy's Campus, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation

Great Maze Pond, London, Greater London SE1 9RT England

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