KELL, ROBERT *
- Born: - Died: -
Sculptor, of Derry. Robert Kell, who had been an entrant in the Dublin O'Connell Monument competition of 1864-65,(1) executed the memorial to William McClure in the First Presbyterian Church, Derry, to designs by WILLIAM MCELWEE , 1875.(2) He is listed in the Derry Almanac for 1871 as a marble and stone cutter in Great James Street, Derry.(3)
(1) Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 192.
(2) IB 17, 1 Jul 1875, 176; B 33, 26 Jun 1975, 579.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for KELL, ROBERT *
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, O'CONNELL MONUMENT|
|Nature:||Competition entrant. (First competition announced, Oct 1864.) Design for monument in Pointed Gothic style with statues of O'Connell and 24 other 'illustrious Irishmen'.
Freeman's Journal, 18 Feb 1865 design described); Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 192.
|Building:||CO. DERRY, DERRY, MAGAZINE STREET UPPER, 1ST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH|
|Nature:||RK executes memorial to William McClure designed by William McElwee.|
|Refs:||IB 17, 1 Jul 1875, 176; B 33, 26 Jun 1975, 579.|