Thomas Charles Edwards, DD by Sir William Goscombe John. Patinated bronze on oak plinth, 34cm high. Private collection. Inscription: “THOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS.D.D.” (front of self base) “SKETCH MODEL OF THE / STATUE AT ABERYSTWYTH / BY SIR W GOSCOMBE JOHN. R.A.” (rear of self base). Click on images to enlarge them [Detail].

“Thomas Charles Edwards (22 September 1837 – 22 March 1900) was a Welsh minister, writer and academic who was the first Principal of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. . . . He was educated at his father's college in Bala, at St Alban Hall, Oxford and at Lincoln College, Oxford. At Oxford he was deeply influenced by Mark Pattison and Benjamin Jowett, and kept in touch with them for the rest of their lives” — Wikipedia.

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