20 NOVEMBER 1926, Page 3

A committee has been formed for setting up somewhere in

London the very impressive Swedenborg Memorial, the design for which is the work of that distinguished Swedish sculptor, Professor Carl Milks. A model has been privately exhibited at the Swedish Legation. It shows Swedenborg dressed in the clothes of his age kneel- ing in prayer before a heavenly messenger. His head is partly averted as though in a contorted ecstasy of awe and humility. The whole design suggests a moment of vision and mystical communion. On the pedestal there are symbols of Swedenborg's connexion with Newton and Blake. Swedenborg, of course, lived in London for many years, and died here in 1772. He was buried in the old Swedish Church in Prince's Square in the East End of London.