Joseph Milmore, Sculptor

(b. 1841, d. 1886)


From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Son of a schoolmaster in Sligo, where he was born on 6th October, 1841. His father died in 1851, and shortly afterwards the widow and her children went to America and settled in Boston. Joseph learnt the trade of a cabinet maker, but later took up carving in marble and developed a marked talent in architectural sculpture. He died at Geneva, in Switzerland, on 10th January, 1886.

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