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Mark Firth (1819–1880)
Mark Firth (1819–1880)
Mark Firth (1819–1880)
Mark Firth (1819–1880)
Mark Firth (1819–1880)
Mark Firth (1819–1880)
Mark Firth (1819–1880)

Photo credit: University of Sheffield

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A portrait bust set on an inscribed pink and white striated marble pedestal. Mark Firth was the founder of Firth College. The work was presented by his townsmen in 1879.

University of Sheffield, Heritage Collection







H 90 x W 71 x D 34.5 cm;
Plinth: H 111.5 x W 45.8 x D (?) cm

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Acquisition method

donated by City of Sheffield Subscribers

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Signature/marks description

on reverse: A. BRUCE-JOY / 1879

Inscription description

on plinth: Mark Firth Esq / FOUNDER / OF THIS COLLEGE / PRESENTED / BY HIS TOWNSMEN / 1879


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University of Sheffield, Heritage Collection

University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2TN England

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