Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English sculptor, for whom see Who was who 1941-1950, 788. Merrifield was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy between 1906 and 1943. For Ireland he executed the statues for the First World War memorials at Lurgan, Co. Armagh, and Comber, Co. Down, and the colossal statue of Lord Carson which was placed in front of the Northern Ireland parliament buildings at Stormont, Belfast, in 1933. He also sculpted the bronze statue of Lord Craigavon on the main staircase inside the parliament buildings.

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Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, MAIN STREET, WAR MEMORIAL
Date: 1926-28
Nature: Statue by LSM. Memorial unveiled June 1928 by Duke of Abercorn.
Refs: Model exh. RA 1926, no. 1249; IB 70, 9 Jun 1928, 504; Who was who 1941-1950, 788

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NEWTOWNARDS ROAD UPR (STORMONT), NORTHERN IRELAND PARLIAMENT
Date: 1933;1942
Nature: Bronze statue of Lord Carson erected in front of parliament buildings, unveiled by Carson, 8 Jul 1933. Also full-legth bronze statue of Lord Craigavon on main staircase, 1942.
Refs: Statuette exh. RA 1834, no. 1642; model of head exh. RA 1935, no. 1542; H. Montgomery Hyde, Carson (paperback edition, 1987), 492

Building: CO. DOWN, COMBER, WAR MEMORIAL
Date: ?
Nature: Statue by LSM.
Refs: Who was who 1941-1950, 788