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Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)
Major General Sir Charles James Napier (1782–1853)

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Date

1856

Medium

bronze & granite

Measurements

H 365 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 510 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

WC2_MRF_S012

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

Statue

Owner

Westminster City Council

Custodian

Westminster City Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

26th November 1856

Listing date

05/02/70

Access

at all times

Inscription description

on the front of the pedestal: CHARLES JAMES NAPIER / GENERAL / BORN / MDCCLXXXII / DIED / MDCCCLIII; on the front of the foot of the pedestal: ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / THE MOST NUMEROUS CONTRIBUTORS / BEING PRIVATE SOLDIERS


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