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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

William Walker (fl.1840–1881)

Sculptor about whom little is known other than that he lived in Leith. Apart from his statue of Queen Elizabeth on the Scott Monument, Edinburgh, his only other recorded work is a marble medallion of Bertel Thorwaldsen of 1847, which is now lost.

Bibliography: W.T. Johnston, Dictionary of Scottish Artists (c.2000), Scottish National Library, ref CD-ROM.585; R. McKenzie, Public Sculpture of Edinburgh (2 vols), Liverpool, 2018, vol. 2, p. 509.

Ray McKenzie 2018