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Images Dated 31st May 1870

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Statue of Captain Sir Eyre Massey Shaw Featured 31 May 1870 Print

Statue of Captain Sir Eyre Massey Shaw

Bronze statue of Captain Sir Eyre Massey Shaw (1828-1908) about 18 inches high, by Prince Victor of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. The statue is kept in the dining room of the Massey Shaw Suite, Winchester House, Southwark Training Centre. Another copy is held at Windsor Castle. Inscribed on the base are the words: To The Extinguisher from Some of His Chums, 1870. Shaw was Superintendent of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (now London Fire Brigade) and its predecessor, the London Fire Engine Establishment, from 1861 to 1891. He introduced modern firefighting methods, and increased the number of stations

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library