Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion

Wales

New Promenade  
(Old College, Quadrangle)

Henry Austin, Lord Aberdare

Herbert Hampton

1899

Aberystwyth /  Henry Austin, Lord Aberdare   Aberystwyth /  Henry Austin, Lord Aberdare

Description

Plaster (?) copy of the 1898 statue in Cardiff.

Inscription(s)

y gwir anrhydeddus
HENRY AUSTIN BARWN ABERDÂR
1815-1895
llywydd cyntaf y coleg 1875 hyd 1895
canghellor cyntaf prifysgol cymru

the right honourable
HENRY AUSTIN BARON ABERDARE
1815-1895
first president of this college 1875-1895
first chancellor of the university of wales

Annotation

The statue was presented to the Univeristy College by the sculptor Herbert Hampton and was unveiled 26 May 1899 by the poet Sir Lewis Morris.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°24'53" W 4°5'17"

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