Monument to Sir John Alexander Macdonald

George Wade


The Crypt, St. Paul's Cathedral

City of London

The inscription reads:

“The Right Honourable Sir John Alexander Macdonald, P.C., G.C.B., D.C.L.for nineteen years Premier of the Dominion of Canada.

Born 1815 Died 1891

“A British subject I was born / A British subject I will die.”

With thanks to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral.

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