Thompson Dagnall

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Thompson Dagnall is a British sculptor.

Archimedes Statue, Manchester

Born in Liverpool on 15 February 1956, he attended Liverpool and Brighton Polytechnics before gaining an MA at Chelsea College in 1979.[1]

In his early career, he carved nudes with his first clothed piece being a sculpture of cricketer Don Bradman in 1985. He is a prolific producer of works on public commission,[2] including Archimedes and Luca Pacioli in Manchester;[3] Halsall Navvy in Halsall;[2] Black Tiger and Kissing Seat, Walking Snake, Hanging Bat, Spruced up Heron and Orme Sight in Beacon Fell Country Park;[2] and Gauging the Ripple by the Ribble Link canal in Preston[2] (nicknamed the "Ribble Piddler"[4]).


  1. ^ Thompson Dagnall: CV, accessed 16 January 2010
  2. ^ a b c d Thompson Dagnall: List of Works Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 11 July 2008
  3. ^ Manchester Statues & Sculpture, accessed 11 July 2008
  4. ^ Squires, Matthew (30 March 2009), "Piddler will return as £30k iron man", Lancashire Evening Post, Preston, accessed 10 August 2009