Sir Hans Sloane Statue

Portland Limestone
1m x 1m x 2m
Duke of York Square, Chelsea, London.

The Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the Cadogan Estate decided to commemorate the life of one of its most noteworthy inhabitants with a statue. Sir Hans Sloane, physician, founder of the British Museum, leading member of the enlightenment, endowerer to the Chelsea Physic Garden and inventor of drinking chocolate lived in the borough in the seventeenth century, in fact many roads and squares are named after him.

The new statue is inspired by a sculpture of Sir Hans by Michael Rysbrack.