Walter Farquhar Hook by Frederick William Pomeroy, RA. date. Bronze. City Square, Leeds. [Click on these images to enlarge them.] Walter Farquhar Hook (1798-1875), a Tractarian in a predominantly evangelical city, “was the Vicar of Leeds responsible for the construction of the current Leeds Parish Church and for many ecclesiastical and social improvements to the city in the mid-nineteenth century” (Wikipedia).

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Photograph at top right from Spielmann, p. 120. All others and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting and perspective correction by George P. Landow. You may use this image 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.]


Spielmann, Marion Harry. British Sculpture and Sculptors of Today. London: Cassell, 1901. Internet Archive. Web. 22 December 2011.

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