Memorial for John Howard. John Bacon the Younger (1777-1859). 1795. St. Paul's Cathedral, City of London. Located near entrance to crypt, [Click on the photographs above to enlarge them.]

The great prison reformer, who holds a key and book, is rather incongruously depicted bare-legged in classical robes. He fittingly stands before loosened chains.

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Photograph, formatting, and text by George P. Landow. With thanks to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral. You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.


Statue of John Howard." Courtauld Institute of Art. Web. 30 July 2014.

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