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A bronze portrait statue on a granite pedestal. Cobden is in modern dress, his head turned slightly to the left, in the act of public speaking. His right arm is a little forward. A pedestal by the right leg is carved with various fruits and corn above which is the date 1846, the year of the repeal of the Corn Laws. Above the date is a French eagle, presumably an allusion to Cobden's part in the trade treaty with France.
Richard Cobden (1804–1865)
1886 or before
H 195 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 304 x W 131 x D 131 cm
Grade II (England and Wales)
27 November 1886
at all times
on front: COBDEN