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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

Stamford Street Unitarian Chapel

Stamford Street Unitarian Chapel

Built to house two congregations which had united following the loss of their chapels: Princes Street, Westminster and St. Thomas's Street, Southwark. In 1897 the congregation of the Blackfriars Mi...

Building, Architecture, Religion

1 memorial
Temple Bar Trust

Temple Bar Trust

The successful story of this group's project is told at the Picture Source website.

Group, Architecture, History

2 memorials
William Holford, Baron Holford

William Holford, Baron Holford

Architect and town planner. Born South Africa. Designed a rejected plan for pedestrians to be raised on walkways around Piccadilly Circus, and a much-loathed Paternoster Square which was, partly, b...

Person, Architecture, South Africa

1 memorial
Samuel Bridgman Russell

Samuel Bridgman Russell

Architect. Father of Robert Tor Russell who designed some notable buildings in the development of New Delhi. Despite the information contained on his Wikipedia page (2021) that he was a Scottish a...

Person, Architecture

2 memorials
Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson, C.H., K.C.V.O., P.R.A., R.D.I.

Sir Hugh Maxwell Casson, C.H., K.C.V.O., P.R.A., R.D.I.

Architect, notably for the 1951 Festival of Britain and the London Zoo Elephant House. President of  the Royal Academy(PRA) from 1976 to 1984.  He was also president of The Friends of Holland Park ...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial