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Joseph Whitehead & Sons Ltd

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Contractor in marble work, responsible for the design and execution of works such as the drinking fountains for the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association. Based at Imperial Works, Kennington Oval.

Joseph James Whitehead (18 January 1868 – 17 January 1951) sculptor and stonemason. Born Birmingham, the oldest son of John Whitehead (1845–1904), also a sculptor. His younger brother John, born 1876 in London, also worked in the business. Joseph died at Creek House, Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire. More information at Mapping of Sculpture.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Joseph Whitehead & Sons Ltd

Creations i

Brown Dog statue - original - lost

The structure is a reasonably standard late Victorian drinking fountain, in g...

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Herbert Stewart monument

The medallion was sculpted in 1886. Chelsea says: "It appears to be based on...

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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain - jubilee

{On long, low bronze plaques, one on each face, starting at the south and goi...

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War memorial - Islington Holy Trinity

The inscription "at call of king . . . Live in freedom" comes from a letter s...

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Other Subjects

Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford

Stonemason, architect and civil engineer. Born Eskdale, Dumfriesshire. Aged 12 left school to work for a local stonemason. Aged 25 rode on horseback to London. Built roads, bridges and canals. Neve...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Scotland

2 memorials
J. H. Evins

J. H. Evins

Architect active in the late 1800s.

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke

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1 memorial
George Lethbridge

George Lethbridge

Architect known for his war memorial designs. Born Devon. Married Jessie Naismith Morton (sister of Sarah Reid Anderson) in Edinburgh and they had seven children, the third born was the architect J...

Person, Architecture

2 memorials
Laing Homes

Laing Homes

A building group which was a division of John Laing plc (a company which was founded in the 1840s). It was eventually purchased by the Wimpey group.

Group, Architecture, Commerce

1 memorial