Statue of Henry Irving, London

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The sculpture in 2012

The statue of Henry Irving is located on the grounds of the National Portrait Gallery along Charing Cross Road in London, United Kingdom.[1] It was erected on 12 May 1910 by English actors and actresses and others related to theatre in country in a campaign organized by the Irving Memorial Committee. It was installed on land donated by the City of Westminster. The Irving Society hosts a wreath-laying ceremony at the statue on 6 February each year, commemorating the actor's birth.[2]


  1. ^ "The Irving Memorial". The Irving Society. Archived from the original on September 30, 2011. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "Statue: Henry Irving". Retrieved September 13, 2014.

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Coordinates: 51°30′35″N 0°07′42″W / 51.50968°N 0.12821°W / 51.50968; -0.12821