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Glasgow, George Square, Statue Of Sir John Moore

Statue (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, George Square, Statue Of Sir John Moore

Classification Statue (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 143286

Site Number NS56NE 691

NGR NS 59252 65372

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Architecture Notes

NS56NE 691 59315 65357

Designed by John Flaxman. Erected 16 August 1819.

John Flaxman (1755-1826): English neo-classical sculptor and artist.

Sir John Moore (1761-1809): Glasgow-born lieutenant-general, renowned for his heroic death at Corunna during Napoleonic War.

Statue of bronze. Cost #3,000.

DNB

Figure depicted as slightly bowed and wrapped in cloak. First statue to be erected in George Square.

E Williamsom A Riches M Higgs 1989

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