Clive by John Tweed, 1869-1933. 1912. Left: Bronze. 10 feet high. King Charles Street, outside the India Office, Whitehall. Right: Plaster? Source: New York Public Library Digital Gallery, Digital ID: 1214724. Record ID: 544583 [Click on images to enlarge them.]

Left: Siege of Arnot (1751). Right: Clive receiving the Grant of Bengal from the Rajah (1765).

Left: The statue alone. Middle: The monument seen from the rear facing St. James's Park. Right: Clive in the mango tope on the eve of Plassy 1757 (relief on the rear of the base).

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Baker, Margaret. London Statues and Monuments. 4th ed. Princes Risborough: Shire, 1995.

Weinreb, Ben, and Christopher Hibbert. The London Encyclopaedia. 3rd. ed. London: Macmillan, 2008.

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