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William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)

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The subject is standing, robed, with his arms crossed, mounted on a pedestal carrying two narrative relief illustrations of Gladstone's public and private life. The coat of arms of Glasgow features at the base of the pedestal.




bronze & Kemnay granite


H 260 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 396 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

purchased with public subscription

Work type



Glasgow City Council


Glasgow City Council

Work status


Listing status

B (Scotland)

Unveiling date

11th October 1902


at all times

Signature/marks description

on the lower left of dado: HAMO THORNYCROFT RA Sc; on the right relief: HAMO THORNYCROFT; HAWARDEN

Inscription description

on the statue: GLADSTONE; on the front of the pedestal: WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE / BORN 29 DEC 1808 / DIED 19 MAY 1898


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