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Sun Monument, Wentworth Castle, Barnsley

The Sun Monument obelisk in the grounds of Wentworth Castle erected in 1747 by William Wentworth, the Second Earl of Strafford (of the second creation), to celebrate the “intellectual achievements” of Lady Mary Montagu. She introduced the technique of inoculation against s
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African Slave, Jan Van Nost, Wentworth Castle

The ‘African Slave’, as it is now known, or ‘Blackamoor’, as it was known as when it was produced in the 18c was the most popular of the many lead garden sculptures produced in the period. It is a shameful, and not now fully acknowledged, open celebration of th
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