Details from Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm's 1881 statue, Thomas Carlyle, on the Chelsea Embankment, London SW1. [Click on these images and those below to enlarge them.]

Details: Carlyle's shoes and his books.

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Details of Boehm's statue, another version, and Thomas Carlyle


Beattie, Susan. The New Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983. Plate 10.

Read, Benedict. Victorian Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. P. 337, Plate 402.

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