Alfred Turner RA

Died aged 65

Alfred Turner RA (28 May 1874 – 18 March 1940) was an English sculptor notable for several large public monuments. These included statues of Queen Victoria, works in the Fishmonger's Hall in London and several war memorials, both in the Britiah Isles and abroad. Among other institutions, Turner studied at the Royal Academy, where he exhibited and was a member. He was also a member and fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. His daughter was also a distinguished sculptor.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Alfred Turner RA (sculptor) lived & worked here 1914-1937 by appt. HRH George V

44 Munster Road, SW6, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1914-1937) and worked (1914-1937)

Turner House Artists Alfred Turner RA (1873 - 1940) and his daughter Winifred Turner (1903 - 1983) lived here and worked in the adjacent studio. Alfred sculpted the Fulham war memorial at All Saints Church and other public and exhibited works in the UK and abroad. Winifred's most famous work 'Youth' is displayed in the V&A and other works are in museums including the Tate. Her husband Tom Paget (1893 - 1974) engraved both Drake's Golden Hind and the portrait of King George VI on the 1937 - 1952 half-penny. The King is said to have visited the house and studio for sittings. Jessica Turner (known as Bill) who also lived here donated many of her sister's and father's works to public institutions before her death in 1995.

44 Munster Road, Parsons Green, London, United Kingdom where they was