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Charles d'Orville Pilkington Jackson (1887-1973), Sculptor
Artist of 3 portraits
Charles d'Orville Pilkington Jackson studied sculpture at the Edinburgh College of Art, winning a travelling scholarship in 1910. He later taught at the school and executed architectural and public sculpture around Scotland. After World War I, Jackson executed the Rothesay War Memorial (1922), to a design by Charles E. Tweedie & Sons, and was the supervising sculptor for the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle. His most famous work is the equestrian Robert the Bruce, at Bannockburn (1964). Jackson exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts from 1913 until 1961.