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MONUMENT TO THE DUKE OF YORK
To record the virtue, and do justice to the talents, of great and distinguished characters, has ever been an object of emulation to noble minds; ... No monument of human art can do justice to the merit of His Royal Higness the Duke of York, ... It is proposed that a colossal equestrian statue of His Royal Highness, may be erected by subscription, in the front of the Horse Guards, in St. James's Park, ...
[London]: B. M'Millan, printer, Bow Street, Covent Garden, [1823].
[4] p. ; 25.5 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, final verso blank. Drop-head title. Four lines of verse at head of the text. Notice to convene a meeting to forward the proposal at the Freemasons' Tavern on 21st May. It was intended that the statue would be designed by Charles Rossi, R.A.

Copy Notes Inscribed by Soane in ink at head Rossi Mr. May 1823 / Meeting called by Mr Dogherty / [??] Wyatts friend. Architectural sketches in pencil on blank final page.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6091


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