Left: The Elf. Sir William Goscombe John, 1860-1952. Signed in cursive script on left side of base — “W. Goscombe John / London 1899.” Marble? Statue 1.04m high; base 1.21m high. Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

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“Art in 1898.” The Studio. 114. Internet Archive digital version of copy in the University of Toronto Library.

McKenzie, Ray. Public Sculpture in Glasgow. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2002, p. 21.

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