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Edward Bowring Stephens

Edward Bowring Stephens (Exeter 10 December 1815 – 10 November 1882 London), (works signed E B Stephens) was a British sculptor from Devon generally considered to be the finest ever produced by that county. [1]

68 relations: Albert, Prince Consort, Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun, Alfred the Great, Aylesbeare, Battle of Balaclava, Berrynarbor, Bicton House, Devon, Brighton, Brixham, Buckingham Palace, Burlington House, Charge of the Light Brigade, Christopher Wren, Crediton, Deer hunting, Devon and Exeter Institution, Edward Hodges Baily, Exeter, Exeter College of Art and Design, Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford, Fraserburgh, Gittisham, Goat, Governor of Hong Kong, Great Torrington, Hatherleigh, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Henry Phillpotts, Honiton, Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue, Hughenden Manor, James the Less, John Bowring, John Cordy Burrows, John Gendall, John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle, John Yarde-Buller, 1st Baron Churston, Joseph Lloyd Brereton, Joseph Priestley, Joshua Reynolds, Kenton, Leonardo da Vinci, Lowther Castle, Lowther, Cumbria, Lupton, Brixham, Moretonhampstead, National trust, Northernhay Gardens, Palace of Westminster, Parable of the Good Samaritan, ..., Plymouth, Powderham Castle, Rougemont Castle, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Sandford, Devon, Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet, Tavistock, Devon, Tawstock, The Art Journal, The Great Exhibition, West Buckland School, William Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon, William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale, William Morris (British Army officer), William the Conqueror, William Webb Follett, World War II. Expand index (18 more) »

Albert, Prince Consort

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; later The Prince Consort; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria.

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Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun

Lieutenant-General Alexander George Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun (22 April 1785 – 18 August 1853) KT GCH, KCB, was a Scottish representative peer and a British Army general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars and the First Anglo-Chinese War.

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Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great (849 – 26 October 899) (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf") was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.

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Aylesbeare

Aylesbeare is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, east of Exeter.

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Battle of Balaclava

The Battle of Balaclava, fought on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War, was part of Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) to capture the port and fortress of Sevastopol, Russia's principal naval base on the Black Sea.

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Berrynarbor

Berrynarbor is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England.

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Bicton House, Devon

Bicton House, or Bickton House, is a late 18th- or early 19th-century country house, which stands on the campus of Bicton College, Bicton, near Exmouth, East Devon.

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Brighton

Brighton is a seaside resort and the largest part of the city of Brighton and Hove situated in East Sussex, England.

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Brixham

Brixham is a small fishing town and civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England.

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the London residence and principal workplace of the monarch of the United Kingdom.

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Burlington House

Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in London.

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Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War.

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Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Michael Wren PRS (20 October 1632 – 25 February 1723) is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history.

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Crediton

Crediton is a town and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon in England.

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Deer hunting

Deer hunting is survival hunting or sport hunting for deer, which dates back tens of thousands of years.

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Devon and Exeter Institution

The Devon and Exeter Institution is a subscription library in the City of Exeter, Devon, founded in 1813 for "The general diffusion of science, literature and the arts".

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Edward Hodges Baily

Edward Hodges Baily (18 March 1788 in Bristol – 22 May 1867 in London) - (sometimes misspelled Bailey) was an English sculptor who was born in Downend in Bristol.

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Exeter

Exeter is a historic city in Devon, England.

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Exeter College of Art and Design

Exeter College of Art and Design was an art college based in Exeter, Devon.

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Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford

Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford KG, PC (13 May 1788 – 14 May 1861), styled Marquess of Tavistock from 1802 to 1839, was a British peer and Whig politician.

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Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh (The Broch or Faithlie, A' Bhruaich) is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2001 Census at 12,454 and estimated at 12,630 in 2006.

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Gittisham

Gittisham is a village in Devon near Honiton.

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Goat

The domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.

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Governor of Hong Kong

The Governor of Hong Kong was the representative in Hong Kong of the British Crown from 1843 to 1997.

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Great Torrington

Great Torrington (often abbreviated to Torrington, though the villages of Little Torrington and Black Torrington are situated in the same region) is a small market town in the north of Devon, England.

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Hatherleigh

Hatherleigh is a small market town in west Devon, England.

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century.

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Henry Phillpotts

Henry Phillpotts (1778–1869), often called "Henry of Exeter", was the Anglican Bishop of Exeter from 1830 to 1869.

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Honiton

Honiton is a market town and civil parish in East Devon, situated close to the River Otter, north east of Exeter in the county of Devon.

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Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue KG, PC (13 February 1783 – 14 September 1861), styled Viscount Ebrington from 1789 to 1841, was a British Whig politician.

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Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor is a red brick Victorian mansion, located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.

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James the Less

James the Less is a figure of Early Christianity.

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John Bowring

Sir John Bowring, KCB (Chinese translated name: 寶寧,寶靈 or 包令) (17 October 1792 – 23 November 1872) was an English political economist, traveller, miscellaneous writer, polyglot, and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong.

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John Cordy Burrows

Sir John Cordy Burrows (1813–1876) was a British surgeon and local politician.

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John Gendall

John Gendall (c. 1790 – 1 March 1865) was a British painter known particularly for his landscapes of Devon.

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John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle

John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle (1750 – 3 April 1842) was a British peer who served as a Member of Parliament in general support of William Pitt the Younger and was later an active member of the House of Lords.

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John Yarde-Buller, 1st Baron Churston

John Yarde-Buller, 1st Baron Churston (12 April 1799 – 4 September 1871) was a British, Conservative politician.

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Joseph Lloyd Brereton

Prebendary Joseph Lloyd Brereton, (19 October 1822 – 15 August 1901), was a British clergyman, educational reformer and writer, who founded inexpensive schools for the education of the middle classes.

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Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley (– 6 February 1804) was an 18th-century English theologian, dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and Liberal political theorist who published over 150 works.

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Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits.

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Kenton

Kenton is an area in northwest London, England, partly in the London Borough of Harrow and partly in the London Borough of Brent.

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci, (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.

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Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle is a country house in the historic county of Westmorland, which now forms part of the modern county of Cumbria, England.

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Lowther, Cumbria

Lowther is a civil parish in Eden District, Cumbria.

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Lupton, Brixham

Lupton is an historic manor in the parish of Brixham, Devon.

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Moretonhampstead

Moretonhampstead is a town and parish in Devon, lying on the edge of Dartmoor.

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National trust

A national trust is an organisation dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of a particular geographic region.

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Northernhay Gardens

Northernhay Gardens are located in Exeter, Devon, England, on the northern side of Rougemont Castle.

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Parable of the Good Samaritan

The parable of the Good Samaritan is a parable told by Jesus and is mentioned in only one of the gospels of the New Testament.

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Plymouth

Plymouth is a city on the south coast of Devon, England, about south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London, between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west where they join Plymouth Sound. Plymouth's early history extends to the Bronze Age, when a first settlement emerged at Mount Batten. This settlement continued as a trading post for the Roman Empire, until it was surpassed by the more prosperous village of Sutton, now called Plymouth. In 1620, the Pilgrim Fathers departed Plymouth for the New World and established Plymouth Colony – the second English settlement in what is now the United States of America. During the English Civil War the town was held by the Parliamentarians and was besieged between 1642 and 1646. Throughout the Industrial Revolution, Plymouth grew as a commercial shipping port, handling imports and passengers from the Americas, and exporting local minerals (tin, copper, lime, china clay and arsenic) while the neighbouring town of Devonport became a strategic Royal Naval shipbuilding and dockyard town. In 1914 three neighbouring independent towns, viz., the county borough of Plymouth, the county borough of Devonport, and the urban district of East Stonehouse were merged to form a single County Borough. The combined town took the name of Plymouth which, in 1928, achieved city status. The city's naval importance later led to its targeting and partial destruction during World War II, an act known as the Plymouth Blitz. After the war the city centre was completely rebuilt and subsequent expansion led to the incorporation of Plympton and Plymstock along with other outlying suburbs in 1967. Today the city is home to around 250,000 people, making it the 30th most populous built-up area in the United Kingdom. It is governed locally by Plymouth City Council and is represented nationally by three MPs. Plymouth's economy remains strongly influenced by shipbuilding and seafaring including ferry links to France (Roscoff and St Malo) and Spain (Santander), but has tended toward a service-based economy since the 1990s. It has the ninth largest university in the United Kingdom by number of students, the University of Plymouth, and the largest operational naval base in Western Europe – HMNB Devonport.

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Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle is a fortified manor house situated within the parish and former manor of Powderham, within the former hundred of Exminster, Devon, about south of the city of Exeter and mile (0.4 km) north-east of the village of Kenton, where the main public entrance gates are located.

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Rougemont Castle

Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England.

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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.

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Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) is a museum and art gallery in Exeter, Devon, the largest in the city.

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Sandford, Devon

Sandford is a village and civil parish in the District of Mid Devon within Devon, England.

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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet (29 March 1787 – 22 July 1871) was a British politician and baronet.

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Tavistock, Devon

Tavistock is an ancient stannary and market town within West Devon, England.

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Tawstock

Tawstock is a village and civil parish in North Devon in the English county of Devon.

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The Art Journal

The Art Journal, published in London, was the most important Victorian magazine on art.

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The Great Exhibition

The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 11 October 1851.

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West Buckland School

West Buckland School is an English independent school located on the outskirts of the village of West Buckland on the edge of Exmoor, 10 miles (12.9 km) east of Barnstaple, Devon.

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William Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon

William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon PC (14 April 1807 – 18 November 1888), styled Lord Courtenay between 1835 and 1859, was a British politician who served as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1866 to 1867 and as President of the Poor Law Board from 1867 to 1868.

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William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale

William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale PC, FRS (21 July 1787 – 4 March 1872), styled Viscount Lowther between 1807 and 1844, was a British Tory politician.

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William Morris (British Army officer)

Lieutenant-Colonel William Morris, CB (18 December 1820 – 11 July 1858),Sir R. White-Thomson,, 1903 was a British soldier who rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade.

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William the Conqueror

William I (Old Norman: Williame I; c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

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William Webb Follett

Sir William Webb Follett (2 December 1796 – 28 June 1845), was an English lawyer and politician who served as MP for Exeter (1835-1845).

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Bowring_Stephens

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