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DerekR
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:52 am    Post subject: Thomas J Clapperton Reply with quote

Thomas J. Clapperton was born in Galashiels on 14th October 1879 and studied at Edinburgh College of Art before moving south.
As far as I know he was responisble for the following Great War monuments:
Minto, Canonbie, Selkirk, Earlston, Galashiels, Shenley (Hertfordshire), Oamaru (North Otago, New Zealand)

He was also responsible for the following:
Flodden Memorial - Selkirk
Mungo Park Memorial - Selkirk
Robert the Bruce - Edinburgh Castle Entrance
Jimmy Guthrie Memorial -Hawick
Newburn Memorial - Church of St. John Lee, Hexham
World War II Memorial - Wakefield Cathedral
Canonbie United Parish Church Roll of Honour

Can anyone add to the list?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CANONBIE


GALASHIELS



MINTO


JIMMY GUTHRIE statue - Hawick


FLODDEN MEMORIAL - Selkirk

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek

Do you have any images of Clapperton's Mungo Park memorial in Selkirk? I remember it being quite impressive.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here you go Adam,





And my Clapperton favourite below - its a subject which could easily come across as patronising these days but there's a humanity in this face that you don't often see in sculpture.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MUNGO PARK

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks to someone called 'Tails' in Oamaru, New Zealand for close-ups of Clapperton's sculpture for their War Memorial obelisk





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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is another cracker of his. Excellent.
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