Boy Eating Apple

Number: 5
Artist First Name:Percy
Artist Last Name:Portsmouth
Made Year:1930s
Installed Year:1957
Material:bronze
Location:Mark Hall Library, the Stow

Percy Portsmouth was born in Reading in 1874. He trained as an engineer and then studied sculpture at University of Reading and the Royal College of Art.

Boy Eating Apple was sited outside Mark Hall Library at The Stow neighbourhood centre but was stolen in 1978. It was originally purchased in 1954 from the estate of the sculptor.