History of Leith, Edinburgh

June 27, 2008

William Birnie Rhind RSA (1853-1933)

William Birnie Rhind RSA (1853-1933) was a Scottish sculptor.

Rhind was born in Edinburgh as the eldest son of sculptor John Rhind, and the elder brother of J. Massey Rhind. The two brothers set up a studio in Glasgow in 1885, then Birnie moved to Edinburgh, and his brother went to Paris, then permanently to America in 1889, despite the warnings of their father. for more click here

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