Born in London, he trained there as an architectural carver with
Farmer & Brindley
and studied sculpture at SLATS and RA
Schools, before completing his studies in Paris
with Joules Dalou.
Whilst sill a student in London he was one of a number of artists who worked on
the Doulton Fountain for the Kelvingrove International exhibition, for which
he produced the group representing Australia (1888, restored 2005).
After setting up as a professional sculptor he received numerous commissions for
architectural sculpture; his best known work being the figure representing Justice
on the dome of the Old Bailey, London (1900-07).
Prolific in ideal work and portrait busts, he also executed public monuments.
In 1893, he competed successfully against Glasgow's
William Kellock Brown
in the competition for Paisley's monument to Robert Burns (unveiled 1896).
Pomeroy was elected ARA
, 1906, and RA
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