Item NMC/0270 - Francis Newbery

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NMC/0270

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Francis Newbery

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  • 1895 (Creation)

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Bronze portrait bust. Inscribed on plinth: Fra. H/ Newbery/ Director of the Glasgow School of Art/ 1885-1917.

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(1850-1915)

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

This item is currently on display at The Glasgow School of Art's Archives and Collections at The Whisky Bond. For access information please email archives@gsa.ac.uk.

Custodial history

Presented to GSA by Fra Newbery.

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Bronze on plinth

Dimensions: 620 x 440 x 280 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/0270

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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