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Elegant statue

The Joseph Sturge memorial is a statue, now over a hundred and fifty years old dedicated to the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
percyvakil
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Mumbai, India
A great memorial for a great man

The statue is located just outside the Marriott hotel on five ways round about. The statue... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2014
mohammedaV9788QV
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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30 Mar 2016
“Elegant statue”
20 Oct 2014
“A great memorial for a great man”
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This impressive Portland stone memorial is in tribute to the famous Quaker and philanthropist Joseph Sturge, who was a leading campaigner for the abolition of slavery.
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Five Ways, Birmingham B16 8SJ, England
Ladywood
+44 121 452 1144
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

The Joseph Sturge memorial is a statue, now over a hundred and fifty years old dedicated to the 18th century anti-slavery activist Joseph Sturge. The statue is just outside the Birmingham Marriott hotel where we were staying so I guess it's one of the first...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 20 October 2014

The statue is located just outside the Marriott hotel on five ways round about. The statue dedicated to Joseph sturge born 1793 – 1859 was an English Quaker, abolitionist and activist, he actively fought to abolish slavery as well as setting up hostels for freed...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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