William Booth, Statue, William Booth Memorial Training College, Champion Park
Statue in bronze on an unpolished grey granite pedestal.
In metal letters, on front face of pedestal: GENERAL / WILLIAM BOOTH / FOUNDER OF / THE SALVATION ARMY / BORN APRIL 10TH. 1829 / PROMOTED TO GLORY / AUGUST 20TH. 1912
Related works : 1. A replica, in fibreglass, was erected outside the William Booth Birthplace Museum, Nottingham, c.1970; 2. Wade's bronze bust of William Booth was unveiled in Mile End Road, London, 15 December 1927.
|Wade, George Edward||Sculptor|
|The Morris Art Bronze Foundry, None||Foundry|
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
|Pedestal and steps||Grey Granite||187 (h) - pedestal: w. 81.5, d.81.5|
PMSA recording information
|Precise location||The William Booth Memorial Training College. On the right-hand section of lawn fronting the forecourt|
Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.
|Date of design||c. 1927|
|Year of unveiling||None|
|Unveiling details||Unveiled: Monday 8 July 1929, by HRH Prince George, Duke of Kent|
|Duty of care||The Salvation Army United Kingdom Territory William Booth Memorial Training College|
|At risk?||No known risk|