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People strolling past the statue of Edward Colston, Colston Avenue, Bristol

Unknown photographer1895/1900

Historic England

Historic England
London, United Kingdom

The statue of Edward Colston was erected in 1895. It was created by the Manchester sculptor John Cassidy. Colston was a Bristol businessman with interests in trading cloth and wine. The source of much of the money he bestowed on Bristol came through his interests in the slave trade.

Historic England Archive BB86/08594

Details

  • Title: People strolling past the statue of Edward Colston, Colston Avenue, Bristol
  • Creator: Unknown photographer
  • Date Created: 1895/1900
  • Rights: Source: Historic England Archive
  • Medium: Glass plate negative

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