Building record MYO1571 - Statue of William Etty

Summary

Statue of William Etty, dated 1911. By GW Milburn. Stone. Life-size cloaked figure of the artist holding a palette and brush depicted standing before a badly defaced representation of Bootham Bar.

Location

Grid reference SE 6007 5224 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Statue. Dated 1911. By GW Milburn. Stone. Life-size cloaked figure of the artist holding a palette and brush depicted standing before a badly defaced representation of Bootham Bar: raised on a tall pedestal with moulded cornice enriched with egg-and-dart mouldings. Plaque on the pedestal reads: "William Etty Born in York 1787 Elected Royal Academician 1828 Died 1849". In concert with other local and national figures, Etty was responsible for preventing the demolition of Bootham Bar in 1832.
Listing NGR: SE6007352240

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

NMR Information

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF060284 ETTY MEMORIAL STATUE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

May 8 2020 12:32PM

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