Friday, 10 June 2011

Cobden Statue

This statue of Richard Cobden stands in the Wool Exchange which is now a Waterstones book shop. Cobden was the Member of Parliament for the West Riding of Yorkshire (1847-1857) and was a prominent peace campaigner who spoke out against the war in the Crimea.

1 comment:

  1. A great photo of an important man! Nice statue!