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Singer & Sons, JW


JW Singer & Sons was a bronze casting foundry in Frome, England. John Webb Singer casts his first brass altar candlesticks in 1848 using turnips as moulds. They were responsible for the casting of many war memorials.

In 1926 the Art Metal side of the business taken over by the Morris Art Metal Works of London, the new company becoming the Morris Singer Foundry.

Some of their statues on this website are:
Physical Energy at the Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town, Western Cape
Part of the Cecil Rhodes Memorial, Rhodes Memorial, Cape Town, Western Cape
Mercury at the Union Buildings, Pretoria, Gauteng
Springbok soldier in full marching order War Memorial, Stutterheim, Eastern Cape

For more information visit the Frome Museum.