Charles Lamb Centenary Memorial by William Reynolds-Stephens. 1935. Materials: bust bronze; surround a variety of different coloured stones, predominantly pink and green, with some bronze inserts. Dimensions: the memorial 1.87m high x 87cm wife; the bust 40cm high. Signed on the bust, lower left: “W.Reynolds-Stephens;” on the framework, lower left: “W.REYNOLDS-STEPHENS/P-P.R.B.S./DEL.ET.FECIT.193[5].” Location: On the east wall of the Watch House of St. Sepulchre's churchyard, overlooking Giltspur Street. [Click on the images above for larger pictures.]

The plaque below Lamb's bust, which mentions that he was a “Bluecoat Boy” —a student at “Christ's Hospital, a charity boarding school chartered by King Edward VI in 1552” (Wikipedia).

Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus; perspective correction and formatting by George P. Landow. You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

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