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John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)
John Nicholson (1822–1857)

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The subject striding into battle, his right hand holding a sabre aloft and in his left a pistol, on a shallow square plinth with broken gun barrels, upon a corniced and tiered pedestal with inscriptions on its front and back and large bronze panels on its other two sides, illustrating a battle and a surrender, and all resting upon a plain square base.
Title

John Nicholson (1822–1857)

Date

1920

Medium

bronze & granite

Accession number

BT27_AL_S031

Acquisition method

given by Henry Musgrave

Work type

Statue

Owner

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council

Custodian

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

B2 (Northern Ireland)

Unveiling date

1922

Listing date

01/05/91

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at all times

Signature/marks description

inscribed on the left of the plinth: F.W. POMEROY R.A Sc 1920

Inscription description

inscribed on the front of the pedestal: TO / BRIGADIER GENERAL / JOHN NICHOLSON / WHO LED THE ASSAULT AT DELHI ON / 23RD SEPTEMBER 1857 AND FELL IN THE / HOUR OF VICTORY MORTALLY WOUNDED / AT THE AGE OF 35; and similarly on the back of the pedestal: THIS MONUMENT IS THE GIFT OF / HENRY MUSGRAVE ESQ / OF THIS TOWN TO THE MEMORY OF / A GREAT ULSTER SOLDIER WHO WAS / BORN IN LISBURN 1822

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Located at

Market Square East, Lisburn

BT27 4XD

Located on the west side of Market Square East, opposite the junction with Castle Street.