Public statues in Glasgow
Public statues in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, have been used to display the wealth and history of the city over centuries. The most prominent are those erected by the municipality or by public subscription, but others adorn the façades of the great commercial buildings.

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Public statues in Glasgow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Public statues in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, have been used to display the wealth and history of the city over centuries. The most prominent are those ...
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Plan dropped to end cone tradition on Glasgow's Wellington statue
Nov 12, 2013 ... Plan dropped to end cone tradition on Glasgow's Wellington statue ... iconic Duke of Wellington statue are dropped after a public backlash.
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Statues | Evening Times - The Evening Times
From Donald Dewar to the Duke of Wellington, Glasgow has a wealth of public sculptures, with former heads of state sitting next to fictional cartoon characters.
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Plan to keep cone off Duke of Wellington statue is withdrawn ...
Nov 12, 2013 ... It was hoped the move would have heightened the statue, placing it out of ... According to Gary Nesbit, a leading expert on Glasgow's public ...
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Glasgow - City of Sculpture - Home Page
Glasgow - City of Scuplture offers over 300 biographies of sculptors and ... into the specialized subject of the public and architectural sculpture of Glasgow. .... We earnestly hope that whenever anyone sees the statue of La Pasionaria in ...
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Public statues in Glasgow - YouTube
19 hours ago ... This Article Public statues in Glasgow is composed of Creative Common Content. The Original Article can be location at WikiPedia.org.
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Glasgow Wellington statue: Council scraps plan to stop revellers ...
Nov 12, 2013 ... Putting traffic cones on top of Glasgow's famous monument is a ... putting traffic cones on Duke of Wellington statue after public backlash.
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Glasgow council's attempt to stop yobs putting cones on Duke of ...
Nov 12, 2013 ... The statue of the Duke of Wellington in Glasgow is so often targeted by ... the £ 65,000 refurbishment project in reponse to the public pressure.
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Public pressure pays off as Glasgow's Scott statue saved - The ...
Jan 26, 2013 ... A controversial competition to redevelop Glasgow's George Square, which could have resulted in the removal of the city's Sir Walter Scott ...
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Coned! The Duke of Wellington Statue in…
14.11.2007 · On most days people who walk down Queen Street in Glasgow will see the Duke of Wellington statue graced with various traffic cones. The day I was there the ...
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Public Sculpture of Glasgow .... His best known work in Glasgow is the kinetic Three Squares Giratory, which was commissioned by Glasgow University in 1972 .
Public Sculpture of Britain series PMSA
The NRP series Public Sculpture of Britain, published by Liverpool University Press, ..... Public Sculpture of Glasgow by Ray McKenzie (Glasgow School of Art).
Public Sculpture of Britain - Liverpool University Press
Benedict Read, Public Monuments and Sculpture Association Alison Yarrington, University of Hull Ray McKenzie, Glasgow School of Art Philip Ward-Jackson ...
Sculpture By Lucy Baird - Contemporary Public Art - Glasgow ...
He was born in Dumfriesshire and educated at Edinburgh University. ... This massive bronze statue of Glasgow's patron saint, St Mungo, was made by George ...
3/ untitled sculpture - Glasgow Merchant City Public Art Trail
This abstract sculpture, reminiscent of a rock pool or waterflow, was ... Sources: 'Public Sculpture of Glasgow', Ray McKenzie, Liverpool University Press 2002: ...
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Hunter's two related sculptures bracket or bookend the building. ... John Calcutt, 'Public Sculpture of Glasgow', Ray McKenzie, Liverpool University Press 2002.
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A leading figure in the New Sculpture movement at the end of the 19th ... Sources : 'Public Sculpture of Glasgow', Ray McKenzie, Liverpool University Press 2002.
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The statues were carved some years after the brothers' death in yellow freestone ... Sources: 'Public Sculpture of Glasgow', Ray McKenzie, Liverpool University ...
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in George Square. Sources: Ben Harman, Curator of Contemporary Art, Glasgow Museums; 'Public Sculpture of Glasgow', Ray McKenzie, Liverpool University.
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Public Sculpture of Glasgow: Public Sculpture of Britain ...
Public Sculpture of Glasgow: Public Sculpture of Britain ...
Ray McKenzie, Gary Nisbet, 2002
Ray McKenzie has in this volume for the first time demonstrated the importance of Glasgow’s architectural sculpture and explained its function with a wealth superbly arranged and carefully marshaled detail.
Catalogue, Descriptive and Historical, of the Pictures and ...
Catalogue, Descriptive and Historical, of the Pictures and ...
Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, 1904
Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum. BOEHM. ... Sir Joseph was the author of many important public monumental works ; of which may be mentioned statues of Lord Napier of Magdala, Lord LawTence, Thomas Carlyle, John Bunyan, etc. 14.
Erects: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Erects: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Icon Group International, 2009
Familiar Quotations ErectsMost people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.–AnonymousWe have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was e...
Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow
Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow
Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, 1902
Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow ... To readers of Greek history other cases of the coining down, actual or suggested, of the golden or silver statues or ornaments of the gods will occur besides ... 2 Boeckh, Public Economy of Athens.
Representing Scotland in Literature, Popular Culture and Iconography: The Masks of the Modern Nation
Representing Scotland in Literature, Popular Culture and Iconography: The Masks of the Modern Nation
Alan Riach, 2005
At the core of the book are discrete literary studies of Scotland and Shakespeare, Walter Scott, R.L. Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, the modern Scottish Renaissance of the 1920s and more recent cultural and literary phenomena. The central theme of literature and popular 'representation' recontextualises literary analysis in a broader, mul...
Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow
Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow
1895
Immediately after the British Linen Bank was completed, a lithograph drawing of it was published, showing statues on the pedestals of the balustrade that crowns the ... It is not creditable to Glasgow that there is no public memorial of a man ...
Heroes of Invention: Technology, Liberalism and British Identity, 1750-1914 (Cambridge Studies in Economic History...
Heroes of Invention: Technology, Liberalism and British Identity, 1750-1914 (Cambridge Studies in Economic History...
Christine MacLeod, 2008
This innovative study adopts a distinct perspective on both the industrial revolution and nineteenth-century British culture. It investigates why inventors rose to heroic stature and popular acclaim in Victorian Britain, attested by numerous monuments, biographies and honours, and contends there was no decline in the industrial nation's self-e...
Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Charles Krauthammer, 2013
Author One-on-One: Charles Krauthammer and Dana Perino In this Amazon One-to-One, Charles Krauthammer and Dana Perino discuss Dr. Krauthammer’s new book Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics. Charles Krauthammer is a Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, political commentator and physician. Dana Perino is a Fo...
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Public statues in Glasgow
Glasgow council kills plan to prevent traffic cones on monument's head | UK news | The Guardian
More than 10,000 sign an online petition defending traffic-cone statue tradition as part of Glasgow's heritage
www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/nov/12/glasgow-council-withdraws-plan-traffic-cones-wellington-statue
Bro. Walfrid Statue’s Premature Erection: Planning Permission 3 years late | footballtaxhavens
Celtic proudly celebrated the unveiling in November 2005 of a statue to their founder Bro. Walfrid and his ethos of helping the poor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brother_Walfrid Unfortunately no one at Celtic had applied for planning permission and no one at Glasgow City Council Planning Dept. seemed aware of this fact although many councillors are Celtic season ticket holders. It took…
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'Endeavour' Ship Sculpture Port Glasgow | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
This relatively modern landmark in Port Glasgow represents the great Cunard Liners that were CLYDEBUILT , with the ship's bow ploughing through the sea and faces the River Clyde itself. The sculpture was unveiled on 21st March 2012 and is by artist Malcolm Robertson. Copywrite Photograph All Rights Reserved
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Glasgow’s Cone Rangers - Daryan Blog
Jobsworth’s in Glasgow City council have dropped plans to raise the height of the plinth on which the statue of
daryan.blog.co.uk/2013/11/16/glasgow-s-cone-rangers-16908110/
Marochetti’s Equestrian Statues in Glasgow | Travel with Intent
George Square, Glasgow's central public square, is home to two royal horse statues, the riders being Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Both are by Baron Carlo Marochetti, a Turin-born sculptor brought up in Paris as a French citizen. He fled Paris along with King Louis-Philippe in 1848 and lived in London thereafter. His Queen Victoria…
travelwithintent.com/2013/06/08/marochetti-equestrian-statues-glasgow/
Jimmy Savile statue removed from Glasgow leisure centre over rape claims | Glasgow & West | News | STV
The statue of Sir Jimmy Savile was installed at Scotstoun Leisure Centre in Glasgow in tribute to the Top of the Pops and Jim'll Fix It presenter.
news.stv.tv/west-central/193141-jimmy-savile-statue-removed-from-glasgow-leisure-centre-over-rape-claims/
The Cone of Destiny: the People vs. Glasgow City Council | A Thousand Flowers
Just as we’d put the lid on one article about Glasgow City Council attacking civic space and the right of people who live in Glasgow to actually do things here which aren’t visiting shopping centres or drinking in clubs owned by Stefan King, Twitter suddenly erupted with the latest idiocy to emerge from the denizens…
athousandflowers.net/2013/11/11/the-cone-of-destiny-the-people-vs-glasgow-city-council/
The Campaign for Human Rights at Glasgow Uni: Gordon ‘free dinners’ Matheson comes up with a diabolical attempt to remove the cone from the Duke of Wellington statute in Royal Exchange Square, outrage in the Chambers saw his plan ‘grassed up’ as thousands
Dear All It is an outrage! Apparently some bright spark has decided that a cone on top of the Duke of Wellington on horseback in Royal Exchange Square is unacceptable. As long as I can remember Glaswegians have climbed the statute to stick a cone there as a symbol to authority.
glasgowunihumanrights.blogspot.com/2013/11/gordon-free-dinners-matheson-comes-up.html
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Glasgow Punter: Famous George Square Statues To Be Removed....eh, What Famous Statues?
Plans to redevelop George Square have caused controversy. Do you even know what is there just now? I was interested to read all the debate in the Herald newspaper letters pages after it was announced last week that the "famous statues" from George Square are being "temporarily" removed for renovation ahead of a planned revamp of the square.
glasgowpunter.blogspot.com/2012/10/famous-george-square-statues-to-be.html
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