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Title Samuel Gurney Memorial
Collection Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Not Known Bell, John
Date Completion 1861
Additional Information Samuel Gurney
Id Number Current Accession NE003
Id Number Current Repository UELNE003d
Inscription Black incised capital letters:
IN REMEMBRANCE OF / SAMUEL GURNEY / WHO DIED THE 5TH OF JUNE 1856 / ERECTED BY HIS FELLOW PARISHIONERS / AND FRIENDS / 1861
Text in black over stone on plinth of obelisk, facing west:
WHEN THE EAR HEARD HIM THEN IT BLESSED HIM
Location Stratford, Greater London
Measurements Dimensions Main columns and plinth(1280cm high), Base plinth(18cm high x 549cm square), Block at each corner base plinth(79cm high x 61cm square), Four decorative lamps, one on each block(366cm high x 61cm wide at base), Two fountain heads(50cm)
Material Grey granite, Grey granite, Grey granite, Cast iron, painted green with gold decoration, White stone
Notes Restored in 1995
Rights Owner Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Source UEL
Work Type Drinking Fountain

 

 

 

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