TQ3782 : Statue of Gladstone

taken 10 years ago, near to Bow, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Statue of Gladstone
Statue of Gladstone
Sculpted by Albert Bruce-Joy in 1887 and donated by the directors of Bryant and May’s match factory. The tradition of daubing the statue with red paint (for blood) comes from a misapprehension that it was paid for in part by a forced levy from the match worker’s wages.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Monday, 16 March, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 375 829 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.7065N 0:1.1015W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 374 828
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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