This large 19th century cast-iron bust of a gentleman is believed to be Richard Hussey Vivian (1775-1842), the 1st Baron Vivian, famed for his distinguished military career which included leading Lord Uxbridge’s cavalry charge at Waterloo.
Measuring 2ft 2in (66cm) high, the bust was
dug up from waste ground in Truro, the town where he had been MP
It will go under the hammer at
Martyn Rowe Auctions of Poldice Valley near Chacewater,
Cornwall, on September 7.
Contact: 01209 822266.