Shannan, Archibald Macfarlane

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Shannan, Archibald Macfarlane

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1850-1915

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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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Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland, 1851-1951: http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib6_1210938064

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