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Monument to John Henry Robinson R.A.

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Church Street
Town:Petworth
Parish:Petworth
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:GU28
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Object setting:Inside building
and in:Religious
Access is:Public
Location note:Faces north, south side of the Nave, Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:61
Grid reference:N9
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : Catherine A. Fellows
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Commissioned by: Mrs. Robinson (widow).
Construction period:1875
Installation date:1875
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Petworth.
Description:Portrait bust on inscribed shelf.
Signatures:Signed to the right of the portrait bust, carved letters:
CATHERINE A. FELLOWS
LONDON 1875
Inscription:To the left and underneath the portrait bust, carved, black painted letters:

HE FELL ASLEEP
OCT. 21ST 1871.

Directly underneath the portrait bust, carved, black painted letters:

TO THE MEMORY
OF THE LATE
I.H.ROBINSON,R.A.
AND J.P FOR THE COUNTY
OF SUSSEX.

THIS MONUMENT
IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED
BY HIS WIDOW.

To the right and underneath the portrait bust, carved, black painted letters:

“BLESSED ARE
THE PURE IN HEART.”

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Funerary, Commemorative
Object type1:Statue
Object type2:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Head
Subject type2:Portrait
     Subject subtype1:Head

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Object Parts

Part 1:Bust
     Material:White marble
     Height (cm):70
     Width (cm):45
     Depth (cm):25
Part 2:Whole monument
     Material:White marble
     Height (cm):130
     Width (cm):90
     Depth (cm):28

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:13/02/2008

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History

History:John Henry Robinson R.A. (1796-1871) was a line engraver. He lived and died at New Grove, Petworth.

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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