Tuesday, 16 February 2016

1435 : Yards In Front Of His Accentuating Finger

The statue of William Edward Forster - the Bradford MP, social reformer and architect of the 1870 Education Act - stands proud in the square named after him in the centre of Bradford. Backed by the Victorian Post Office and with the Cathedral just over his right shoulder it is a statesman-like pose in a statesman-like spot. At least it was, until they built the new Shopping Mall yards in front of his accentuating finger

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