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Statue Samuel Johnson

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Location type: Statue
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Made by Dromos | Reference Pascal Brackman
Made by Dromos

Here you find the statue representing Dr. Samuel Johnson, reading a book. It is the most quoted English writer after Shakespeare and has been described as one of the outstanding figures of 18th-century England. He was very familiar in all pubs of London, giving speeches about almost everything. He is famous for saying: ‘‘You will find no intellectual willing to leave London’‘.

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