Sunday, September 04, 2016

April 2014: Statues at the British Museum

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Here's old man WIlliam Shakespeare

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King Charles 1

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Here's the man himself, Oliver Cromwell, who caused King Charles 1 to lose his head.

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this is Anne Seymour Damer, a lady sculpturess, carved by her guru, Giuseppe Ceracchi. She is holding an allegory of Sculpture in her hands and you can just make out the tools of a sculptor at her feet. Quite a nice statue.

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