Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava KP.
1826 - 1902
Governor-General of Canada
Viceroy of India
Ambassador at St Petersburg
Constantinople Rome and Paris
H.M.Lieutenant of the County of Down
and Freeman of the City of Belfast
This memorial of a great Irishman
is erected by his countrymen and by
his many friends throughout the world
This memorial was unveiled by
the Marquess of Londonderry K.G.
during the Lord Mayoralty of
the Right Hon Sir Daniel Dixon Bart M.P.
8th June 1906
Erected 1906 by his Countrymen and Many Friends.
Location. 54° 35.784′ N, 5° 55.871′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in County Antrim. Marker is on Donegall Square West Touch for map. Monument is on the west grounds of Belfast City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: Donegall Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 5GS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Living Leaves (within shouting distance of this marker); World Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Donegall Square West (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Daniel Dixon Bart [Baronet] (within shouting distance of this marker); Donegall Square South (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); James Joseph Magennis (about 90 meters away); Sir Otto Jaffe (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
Regarding Frederick Temple. From the Belfast City Hall official website:
Sculpted by Frederick Pomeroy and assisted by Sir Alfred Thomas Brumwell, the architect of City Hall, this memorial was unveiled in 1906. Frederick Temple the Marquess of Dufferin and Ava through a number of diplomatic roles worked in India, Canada, Russia, Turkey, Rome and Paris. The sculpture shows the Marquess depicted in the robes of the Order of St Patrick below a canopy surmounted by the winged figure of Fame. Accompanying figures represent Canada and India.
Also see . . .
1. Frederick Temple at Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on May 17, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lord Dufferin at The Canadian Encyclopedia. (Submitted on May 17, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava at Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 17, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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