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Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)
Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)

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A bronze figure on a square stone pedestal, dressed in long frock coat, wig and waistcoat, holding a small urn in hand.
Title

Josiah Wedgwood (1730–1795)

Date

1862

Medium

bronze

Accession number

ST4_MK_S006

Acquisition method

funded by public subscription

Work type

Statue

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

24th February 1863

Listing date

19/04/72

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at all times

Signature/marks description

stamped: E DAVIES SCR / LONDON. 1862

Inscription description

front: JOSIAH WEDGWOOD; side 2: DIED 1795; rear: ERECTED / BY / PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / INAUGURATED / BY THE RIGHT HON. / THE EARL OF HARROWBY K.C / 24 FEB 1863; side 4: BORN 1730

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Located opposite Stoke-on-Trent Station, in the forecourt of the North Stafford Hotel.