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Joseph Leete
Joseph Leete
Joseph Leete

Photo credit: Royston & District Museum & Art Gallery

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Speaking of the bust, Joseph Leete said, 'This portrait bust, executed with such fidelity to nature and with such artistic power, will not be valued simply as a work of art, but its value will be enhanced in my eye and in that of my family by the fact that it was given to me as a mark of affectionate regard by all those who, by their having been daily occupied by my side for a large portion of their lives, have the best reason to appreciate such qualities as I possess'.

Royston & District Museum & Art Gallery



Joseph Leete






H 49 x W 50 x D 32 cm;
Plinth: H 19 x W 26 x D 25.5 cm

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Acquisition method

acquired from Royston Library, 1978

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Lower King Street, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 5AL England

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