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Monument to Dr John Rae (1813–1893)
marble & granite
H 70 x W 193 x D 80 cm;
Plinth: H 78 x W 214.3 x D 91.3 cm
Tomb or mausoleum
below feet: JOSEPH WHITEHEAD. / SCULPTOR, / LONDON.
front of granite base: JOHN RAE, M.D., L.L.D., F.R.S., F.R.G.S., / ARCTIC EXPLORER. / INTREPID DISCOVERER OF THE FATE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S LAST EXPEDITION. / BORN - 1813 - DIED - 1893. / EXPEDITIONS - 1846-7; 1848-9; 1851-2; 1853-4. on back of sculpture: ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / 1895.