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Glasgow, George Square, Statue Of William Ewart Gladstone

Statue (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, George Square, Statue Of William Ewart Gladstone

Classification Statue (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 143451

Site Number NS56NE 708

NGR NS 59272 65421

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/143451

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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 708 59272 65421

Designed by William Hamo Thornycroft. Unveiled 11 October 1902.

Unveiled by Earl of Rosebery. Thornycroft also responsible for fountain groups in London.

A B Campbell 1951

Depicted in robes of Rector of Glagow University. Two bronze reliefs on base, depicting Gladstone in House of Commons and at Hawerden. Originally sited in front of City Chambers.

E Williamson A Riches M Higgs 1989

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Courtauld Institute: George Square, W H Thornycrofy, W E Gladstone, 1013/29(33)

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