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The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial
The Shrubsole Memorial

Photo credit: Mike Longhurst / Art UK

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The statue stands on a plinth above a public water fountain. A robed woman carries an urn on one shoulder and is holding the hand of a little boy, who crouches to gather water in a little bowl. A commemorative plaque is on the eastern face of the plinth and a relief portrait of Shrubsole on the western side.

Date

1882

Medium

Carrara marble & Cornish granite

Measurements

H 300 x W 100 x D 80 cm;
Plinth: H 225 x W 240 x D 348 cm

Accession number

KT1_ML_S003

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Borough Council following public subscription

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Owner

Royal Borough of Kingston

Custodian

Royal Borough of Kingston

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Access

at all times

Inscription description

Erected by Public Subscription / In memory of / Henry Shrubsole. Esq. JP / Three times elected Mayor of this / Borough in 1877, 1878 and 1879 / who died suddenly in the third year / of his office whilst presiding on an / occasion of Public Charity. / 18th.. January 18180. / "Am honourable councellor" St. Mark XV.43. / Dedicated to the public use by / H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge.K.G. / 1st.. May 1882.


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Located at

1 Market Place, Kingston upon Thames

KT1 1JT

Located in front of Market House.