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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

The following biographies relate to sculptors included in Public Sculpture of Kensington and Chelsea with Westminster South-West by Terry Cavanagh, vol. 22 in the Public Sculpture of Britain series, published by the PSSA . This book is available to order in hard and softback at the PSSA bookshop.


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


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