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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

Biographies relate to sculptors included in the following:

Public Sculpture of Edinburgh: The Old Town and South Edinburgh by Ray McKenzie with research by Dianne King and Tracy Smith,  2018, vol. 20  in the Public Sculpture of Britain series,  Liverpool University Press.

Public Sculpture of Edinburgh: The New Town, Leith and the Outer Suburbs by Ray McKenzie with research by Dianne King and Tracy Smith, 2018, vol. 21 in the Public Sculpture of Britain series, Liverpool University Press.

Public Sculpture of Kensington and Chelsea with Westminster South-West  by Terry Cavanagh, 2022, vol. 22 in the Public Sculpture of Britain series,  PSSA Publishing.

All these books are available to order at the PSSA bookshop

Abbreviations

AA: Architectural Association
ARA: Associate of the Royal Academy of Arts
ARIBA: Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects
ARBS: Associate of the RBS
AWG: Art Workers’ Guild
Buckman, 2006: David Buckman, Artists in Britain since 1945 (2 vols: A–L, M–Z), Bristol, 2006
FRBS: Fellow of the RBS
FRIBA: Fellow of the RIBA
FRSS: Fellow of the Royal Society of Sculptors
FSA: Fellow of the Society of Arts
ILN: Illustrated London News
James, 1970: Duncan James, ‘Foundries’, Arts Review, 13 February 1970, pp. 70–71, 87
LCC: London County Council
Mapping Sculpture: Mapping the practice and profession of sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851–1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011
NPG British bronze sculpture founders: National Portrait Gallery – British bronze sculpture founders and plaster figure makers, 1800-1980
ODNB: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
PRA: President of the Royal Academy of Arts
PRBS: President of the RBS
RA: Royal Academy of Arts
RBS: Royal Society of British Sculptors – from 2003, the Royal British Society of Sculptors (from 2017, the Royal Society of Sculptors [RSS])
RCA: Royal College of Art
RIBA: Royal Institute of British Architects
Roscoe et al, 2009: Roscoe, I., with E. Hardy and M.G. Sullivan, A Biographical Dictionary of Sculptors in Britain 1660–1851, New Haven
and London, 2009
RSA: Royal Scottish Academy
Seddon et al: Jill Seddon, Peter Seddon and Anthony McIntosh, Public Sculpture of Sussex, Liverpool, 2014
V&A: Victoria and Albert Museum
Welsh Historical Sculpture: Welsh Historical Sculpture presented to the City of Cardiff by Lord Rhondda of Llanwern … on the 27th October 1916,
Cardiff, 1916

Notes

Lambeth School of Art was founded in 1854; became South London Technical School of Art in 1879; City and Guilds of London Art School in 1937
National Art Training School, 1853–96, was founded as the Government School of Design in 1837; informally known as South Kensington School of Art throughout the 19th century; became Royal College of Art in 1896