William Harbutt (1844 – 1921)


William Harbutt portrait: Victoria Art
Gallery,by Pulteney Bridge,
Bath & North East Somerset Council

School teacher and inventor of Plasticine, a modelling clay adapted for both work and play. Morph can no doubt be proud of his humble beginnings.

To discover more of Bath’s artistic heritage visit the Victoria Art Gallery by Pulteney Bridge and see the bronze portrait bust of William Harbutt originally modelled in Plasticine.

William Harbutt sponsored by Savills UK.



Image copyright: The Museum of Bath at Work








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