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Glasgow, Elder Park, Statue Of Mrs John Elder

Statue (20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Elder Park, Statue Of Mrs John Elder

Classification Statue (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Statue Of Isabella Elder

Canmore ID 164117

Site Number NS56NW 160

NGR NS 54552 65587

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

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Statue of Mrs John Elder, Elder Park, 1905, Archibald McFarlane Shannan, sculptor, cast by Singer, bronze founder

Bronze seated figure, wearing Glasgow University Hon LLB robes, on a raised granite plinth, enclosed in wrought-iron railings. Shannon was among the sculptors employed by Rowand Anderson to adorn the front of the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Architecture Notes


Glasgow, Elder Park, Statue of Mrs. John Elder.

Sculptor: A. Mcfarlane Shannan, 1905-1906.

Sculpture Negative, Courtauld Institute.


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