SJ8498 : Peel statue: right side figure

taken 6 months ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Peel statue: right side figure
Peel statue: right side figure

The right side figure on the monument to Robert Peel SJ8498 : Monument to Robert Peel represents Art, Learning, Science and Industry. She holds a wreath, probably symbolising peace, in one hand, and a book in the other. Her accoutrements are (on the left) an artist's palette and a sculptor's mallet, and (on the right) a cogged wheel and a scientist's retort. On the book are inscribed the words, "ARS ET SCIENTIA."
Sir Robert Peel
Sir Robert Peel (5 February 1788 2 July 1850) was born in Bury, Lancashire. He was twice the Prime Minister and also the Home Secretary. When Home Secretary, he helped create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as "bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Ireland) to this day.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Person (from Tags)
Robert Peel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8436 9830 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8711N 2:14.2283W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8435 9830
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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