The statue to be erected to the memory of Thomas Carlyle by the inhabitants of Chelsea was cast on Saturday at the works of Messrs. Young and Company, Pimlico. Miss Blunt, daughter of the Rector of Chelsea, performed the operation of casting by pulling the lever, which caused the molten metal to run into the mould. Mr. Boehm, R.A., who is the artist, has depicted the philosopher of Chelsea seated in an arm-chair, in deep study. The statue, when finished, will be placed on the Thames Embankment.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2255—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 22, 1882, p.87