John Rhind (sculptor)
John Rhind ARSA (1828 – 1892) was a Scottish sculptor, based in Edinburgh. He was born in Banff the son of a master mason. He was trained under Alexander Handyside Ritchie (1804-1870). He was master of the masonic lodge on Hill Street in Edinburgh from 1864 to 1868.
- Portrait heads (Victoria, Albert, James Watt, Charles Darwin, Michelangelo, and Sir Isaac Newton), Royal Scottish Museum, Chambers Street, Edinburgh (1859)
- Carving on West Bow Well, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, (1861).
- Sculpture of a head over Paisley Close on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh, (1862). The inscription "Heave Awa' Chaps I'm No Dead Yet" bears reference to the words which the 14-year-old boy (Joseph McIver) depicted cried out from the rubble from a collapsed tenement on the site.
- "The Genius of Architecture" (female figure with two children), Princes Street Gardens (c.1860). Originally in the garden of his son-in-law Sir James Gowans and re-sited here in 1967.
- Leith Corn Exchange frieze, Constitution Street, Leith (1863)
- Sculpture at the Bank of Scotland, Bank Street, Edinburgh (1864–70)
- Sculpture at Fettes College, Edinburgh (1864–70)
- Cornice carving on 128 Princes Street, Edinburgh (1866).
- The Catherine Sinclair Monument to the north-east of Charlotte Square, Edinburgh (1886-8). This is of the Eleanor Cross style.
- Celtic cross and bronze portrait to Alexander Smith, Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh (1868) with Bronze medallion portrait by William Brodie.
- The unicorn figure on the head of the Mercat Cross on the Royal Mile, east of St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh (1869)
- Carvings at Fettes College Edinburgh (1870)
- Purnell Family Monument, Sighthill Cemetery, Glasgow (c. 1872)
- Monument to John Buchanan, Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh (1872)
- Carving within the Bank of Scotland at 62-66 George St. Edinburgh (now "The Standing Order" public house) (1874-6).
- Biggar Memorial Fountain, Banff (1878)
- Huge monument to James Nasmyth and his family, Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh (1880)
- Font in Priestfield Church, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh (1881).
- Several of the statue figures decorating the Scott Monument, Edinburgh (1882).
- Monument to Louisa Bingham, Countess of Wemyss in Aberlady Parish Church (1882). The recumbent effigy is described in "The Buildings of Lothian" as "chilling but pathetic nobility".
- Statue of Sir William Dick founder of the Dick Vet College in Edinburgh, within the college at Summerhall, Edinburgh (1883).
- Pulpit and font at octagonal crossing St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh (1883)
- Sculpture around the main west door of St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh (1884)
- Eight Allegorical Female Figures (1883-8), Glasgow City Chambers
- Four allegorical figures (May, Flora, aurora and Venus) on the fireplace of the Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle.
- Statue of Sir William Chambers, Chambers Street, Edinburgh (1888–91), assisted by William Shirreffs
- Bronze medallion tablet memorial to William Hay (died 1888), St. Giles Cathedral Edinburgh (1890)
- Sculpture at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street, Edinburgh (1891)
- Portrait bust of Henry Snell Gamley (sculptor) (exhibited in RGIFA, 1892)
- Agriculture and Shipbuilding reliefs, New County Hall, Paisley (c. 1892)
- Nisbet, Gary; Gardner, Tim. "John Rhind (1828-92)". Glasgow - City of Sculpture. glasgowsculpture.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
- List of Masters of the Lodge, Hill Street Masonic Lodge