James Watt by Henry Charles Fehr (1867-1940[?]). 1903. Signed on the base “HC Fehr.” Bronze. City Square, Leeds. A bronze plaque affixed to the granite base immediately beneath the statue reads, “The Gift of Richard Wainright 1898 / Erected 1903.”

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

Pevsner, Nicholas. Yorkshire West Riding. 2nd edition revised by Enid Radcliffe. Penguin.

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