Anne Crawford Acheson


Died aged c. 80

Anne Crawford Acheson CBE FRBC (5 August 1882 – 13 March 1962) was a British-Irish sculptor. She and Elinor Hallé invented plaster casts for soldier's broken limbs. Acheson exhibited at the Royal Academy and internationally. She was awarded the CBE in 1919. During the First World War she worked for the Surgical Requisites Association at Mulberry Walk in Chelsea, London. Acheson received the Gleichen Memorial Award in 1938. She divided her time between London and Glenavy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Anne Crawford Acheson 1882-1962 sculptor, pioneer designer papier-mache split WWI born in Portadown attended this church

First Presbyterian Church, Portadown, United Kingdom where they worshipped