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Bust of Lord Egremont

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Location

Street:Abbey Road
Town:Brighton
Parish:Brighton
Council:Brighton & Hove City Council
County:East Sussex
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Object setting:Inside building
Access is:Public
Location note:Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, Sussex House, mezzanine staircase landing.
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:0
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.
Previous location:None

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Makers

Name :Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Unveiling date:1830
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Object listing:Not known
Description:Portrait bust in classical style
Inscription:On back of bust under shoulders:

BUST OF THE EARL OF EGREMONT
EXECUTED AS A TOKEN OF RESPECT
FOR HIS MUNIFICENT DONATIONS
TO THE SUSSEX COUNTY HOSPITAL
CHANTREY. SC. 1830

Brass plaque on front of shallow wooden base:

EARL OF EGREMONT
FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE HOSPITAL
Chantrey Sc
1830

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing, Commemorative
Object type1:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Bust
Subject type2:Portrait

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Object Parts

Part 1:Portrait bust
     Material:White marble
     Height (cm):53
     Width (cm):28

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Fair
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Broken or missing parts
     More details:Tip of nose repaired, large chip in base at back.

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Hard archive file:No

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