Stephen Kettle

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Statue of Alan Turing by Stephen Kettle at Bletchley Park.[1]

Stephen Kettle (born 12 July 1966, in Castle Bromwich, Warwickshire, England) is a British sculptor who works exclusively with slate.[2]

His best known works include Supermarine Spitfire designer R. J. Mitchell, commissioned for the Science Museum in London,[3] which was the first statue of its type in the world[citation needed]; and a life size statue of Alan Turing, the founder of computer science and Enigma codebreaker, commissioned by the American philanthropist Sidney E Frank for Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire.[1]

Kettle lives with his wife and three children in west London.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Bletchley Park Unveils Statue Commemorating Alan Turing". Retrieved 2007-06-30. 
  2. ^ Stephen Kettle — The Artist.
  3. ^ Fenton, Ben (2005-09-15). "Why have we never honoured man who invented the Spitfire?". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2007-06-30. 
  4. ^ "Stephen Kettle". Morley Contemporary Art, UK. Retrieved 2007-06-30.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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