- 1895 (Creation)
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Scope and content
Bronze portrait bust. Inscribed on plinth: Fra. H/ Newbery/ Director of the Glasgow School of Art/ 1885-1917.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Name of creator
Shannan was a sculptor, builder's apprentice and architect. He was educated at Glasgow University, and apprenticed to his father, the builder Peter Shannan. Worked as an architect in West Africa and in the USA, then switched to a successful career as a sculptor. He trained at the South Kensington School and in Paris from 1884-1894.
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Presented to GSA by Fra Newbery.
Physical Description and Conditions of Use
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Language of material
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Language and script notes
Bronze on plinth
Dimensions: 620 x 440 x 280 mm
Existence and location of originals
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People and Organisations
- Newbery, Francis Henry (Subject)
Genre access points
GB 1694 NMC/0270
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition