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Glasgow, Kelvingrove Park, Statue Of Tigress, Cubs And Peacock

Statue (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, Kelvingrove Park, Statue Of Tigress, Cubs And Peacock

Classification Statue (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Kennedy Monument

Canmore ID 165331

Site Number NS56NE 1528

NGR NS 57273 66272

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/165331

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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes

NS56NE 1528 57273 66272

NMRS Notes:

Glasgow, Kelvingrove Park, Statue of a Tigress bringing a peacock to her cubs.

Also known as the Kennedy monument. Bronze, cast in Paris.

Presented by John S. Kennedy 'to his native city'. There is a copy in Central Park, New York.

Statue of Tigress.

Mounted photograph of the statue by A. Cain, 1867. Photograph (388 x 298)

Insc. on mount: "Tigress".

Presented to the city of Glasgow by Kennedy Esq of New York 1867.

Not signed, not dated.

Acc. no. 1990/59

Purchased: E. Strong, McNaughton's Bookshop.

Missing at time of upgrade, 24.10.2000

Kennedy Monument photographed during Threatened Building Survey of selected sites in Kelvingrove Park. The Kennedy Monument was cleaned in late summer 2009, in time for the re-opening of the restored Stewart Memorial Fountain (NS56NE 1511) in October 2009.

IA March 2010

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