BIRCH, CHARLES BELL *#
- Born: 1832 Died: 1893
Sculptor, of London, for whom see
See WORKS for Irish work only.
(1) C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 57.
(2) IALE, I, 55.
(3) RHA Index, I, 54 (date wrongly given as 1976).
(4) See note 2, above; he exhibited a medallion of John Henry Foley.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for BIRCH, CHARLES BELL *#
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CARLISLE CIRCUS, STATUE OF REV. HUGH HANNA|
|Nature:||9-ft-high bronze statue of Rev. Hugh Hanna on base designed by Young & Mackenzie. Unveiled 1894. (Destroyed by bomb, 1970.). Last work of CBB.
C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 57-58; Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 241(illus.); Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 359-60(illus.).