Frank Bowcher (Biographical details)

Frank Bowcher (sculptor/medallist; British; Male; 1864 - 1938)

Also known as

Bowcher, Frank

Biography

Medallist. Attended National Art Training School, South Kensington (now Royal College of Art). For six years was a pupil in the studio of E Onslow Ford, RA, sculptor. Then turned to modern French medallic art. Replaced W G de Saulles as Engraver at the Royal Mint (after Saulles' death in 1903).

Bibliography

L Forrer, 'Biographical dictionary of medallists, vol.1', London, 1904.
P Attwood, 'Acquisitions of medals (1983-1987)', British Museum Occasional Paper 78, London, 1991.