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24 Leicester Square, West End, London, UK
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On the sign:
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

THIS ENCLOSURE WAS PURCHASED, LAID OUT AND DECORATED AS A GARDEN BY
ALBERT GRANT ESQRE M.P.
AND
CONVEYED BY HIM ON THE 2ND JULY 1874
TO THE METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS
TO BE PRESERVED FOR EVER
FOR THE FREE USE AND ENJOYMENT
OF THE PUBLIC
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Shakespeare’s statue was photographed on the day the sign was taken Click for a larger image Click for a larger image

The sculpture which is also a fountain was made by Giovanni Fontana and is located in the center of Leicester Square from 1874

On the sculpture Shakespeare holds a scroll with the quote: THERE IS NO DARKNESS BUT IGNORANCE ("Twelfth Night")



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