Lionel wrote:In 2012, the bicentenary year of the birth of Charles Dickens, this site reported on a plan by the Dickens in the Borough group to unveil a sculpture of the author by Maggi Hambling at the new pedestrianised piazza on Tabard Street Does anyone know what happened to this?
Fisher friend wrote:Charles Dickens views on slavery where abhorent.
A public sculpture for this monster is totally unacceptable, and should be dropped immediately.
Quote:I conjure my friends on no account to make me the subject of any monument, memorial, or testimonial whatever. I rest my claims to the remembrance of my country upon my published works, and to the remembrance of my friends upon their experience of me
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