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First Female Statue in Parliament Sqaure features Princess Sophia

5/22/2018 8:05:04 AM

April saw the unveiling of the first woman's statue in London's Parliament Square, of Suffragette Millicent Fawcett, with a base plinth featuring images of other important men and women in the Suffrage movement, one of them being Princess Sophia Duleep Singh.


The statue by award winning artist Gillian Wearing was unveiled amid huge crowds with speeches by Prime Minister Theresa May and the London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detail of the Plinth showing the image of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh on the left

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The unveiling of the statue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The original drawings of the Millicent Fawcett statue by Gillian Wearing

 

 

 

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