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Philip Lindsey Clark
(1889-1977)
Born in London, the son of sculptor Robert Lindsey Clark, he studied in Cheltenham, 1905-10, and at the City and Guilds School, Kensington, 1910-14.

After World War I, in which he served as a Captain (winning the DSO ), he completed his studies at the RA Schools, and received commissions for war memorials.

He executed the Southwark War Memorial, London, and the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Memorial, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow (1924).

He also executed sculpture for churches and cathedrals, and the statue of William Dennis, the 'Potato King', at Kirton, Lincolnshire (1930).

He exhibited at the RA from 1920, and at the Salon des Artistes, Paris, from 1921.

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Works in our Database:
#197 1: Kelvingrove Park (West End),
Just west of Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) War Memorial (1924)
Sculptor: PL Clark;
Foundry: M Manenti
 
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