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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

George Duncan Macdougald (c.1880–c.1945)

Sculptor, born in Newport, Fife. He attended the Royal Academy Schools, London, and showed work at the Royal Academy from 1910 to 1936, his exhibits being predominantly portraits. His bust of the scientist, Sir James Dewar (bronze, 1910), is in the National Portrait Gallery, London. In 1911–12 he carved the Portland stone decorative sculptures over the corner door of Stanley Hamp’s Thames House, Queen Street Place, City of London. During the First World War he served with the London Scottish Regiment and subsequently the camouflage section of the Royal Engineers. In 1920, he showed three works at the Royal Scottish Academy, with the titles Triumph, Reveille and In Memoriam.

Bibliography: Mapping Sculpture; P. Ward-Jackson, Public Sculpture of the City of London, Liverpool, 2003, p. 306.

Philip Ward-Jackson, 2003; revised Terry Cavanagh, May 2024