Catherine Booth, The William Booth Memorial Training College, Champion Park
Statue in bronze on an unpolished grey granite pedestal.
Account of day's proceedings and also centenary celebrations at Crystal Palace in SL Observer. Listed Grade II 27 September 1972.
In metal letters, on front face of pedestal: MRS. CATHERINE BOOTH / THE ARMY MOTHER / BORN JANUARY 17TH. 1829 / PROMOTED TO GLORY / OCTOBER 4TH. 1890
|Wade, George Edward||Sculptor|
|The Morris Art Bronze Foundry, None||Foundry|
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
|Statue||Bronze||Over life size|
|Pedestal and Steps||Grey Granite||187 (h); pedestal: w. 81.5, d. 81.5|
PMSA recording information
|General condition||Don't know|
|Precise location||The William Booth Memorial Training College, on the left-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|