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Priestley's Statue

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Birmingham Central Library Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ, England
+44 121 643 2514
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Nice statue, shame about the backdrop

Priestly is on a plinth too high for his size and the oppresive backdrop of the Stalinist monolith... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2015
JeremyPC
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Statue raised in memory of Joseph Priestley, who discovered Oxygen or "dephlogisticated air" as he called it in 1774.
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11 May 2015
“Nice statue, shame about the backdrop”
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Birmingham Central Library Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ, England
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Reviewed 11 May 2015

Priestly is on a plinth too high for his size and the oppresive backdrop of the Stalinist monolith that is the City Library does him no favours either. The library, thank goodness, is going, but it remains to be seen what happens to old Priestley.

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