Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Located at Breadmarket Street, Lichfield,  within the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum you can see artwork dedicated to Dr Samuel Johnson author and lexicographer who wrote the first dictionary of the English Language.

Within the museum is a Burmese teak wood carving of Samuel Johnson in his early sixties made by Denis Parsons MBE ARBS.

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Denis Alva Parsons MBE ARBS had the capacity to sculpt in wood and stone spending all his working life in Lichfield.  His figurative and ornamental work adorns many of the nation’s public buildings.    The City of Lichfield have named a street ‘Parsons View’ in his memory.

 

 

 

 

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