Gray's Elegy (plaque)

Gray's Elegy by Sir W. Hamo Thornycroft. Monogramed: “HT” and dated 1881. Bronze plaque, 4 x 8 ½ inches. The bas-relief illustrates the line “the Ploughman homeward wends his weary way.” This is a copy of the bas-relief below the marble bust of Thomas Gray in Cambridge, Pembroke College Chapel. Private Collection. Elfrida Manning she mentions another bronze copy of this bas-relief (203). [Photograph with frame]

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Manning, Elfrida. Marble & Bronze, the Art and Life of Hamo Thornycroft. London : Trefoil Books, 1982.

Last modified 26 April 2011