Statue

Records tagged with Type of Memorial: Statue

Statue of Lady Gifford

Inscription: 

None

Erected by: 
Her husband, James Gifford
Designed by: 
Her husband, James Gifford
Date: 
1666
Material: 
Stone
Location:
On clock tower
Main Street
West Linton, EH46 7EA
Additional information: 

In 1666, James Gifford built a well for West linton and decorated it with sculpture of his wife and family of 5 children.

Lumberjill Statue

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

[There are two plaques - one on the base of the statue and one on a boulder a few metres away. Inscription to follow]

Erected by: 
Forestry Commission
Designed by: 
Malcolm Robertson
Date: 
2007
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
Near David Marshall Lodge
Aberfoyle
Images: 
Lumberjill Statue

Herring Girls Statue, North Beach, Stornoway

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Stornoway Herring Girl.
In recognition of the herring girls who laboured here during the late 19th and early 20th century

Erected by: 
Stornoway Amenity Trust
Designed by: 
Charles S Engebretsen and Ginny Hutchison
Date: 
2003
Location:
North Beach Car Park
North Beach
Stornoway
Images: 

Herring Girls Statue, South Beach, Stornoway

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

In recognition of all the herring girls who laboured here during the late 19th and early 20th century

Erected by: 
Stornoway Amenity Trust
Designed by: 
Charles S Engebretsen and Jenny Hutchison
Date: 
2003
Location:
South Beach Car Park
South Beach Street
Stornoway
Images: 
Stornoway Herring Girl, South Beach, Stornoway
Stornoway Herring Girl, South Beach, Stornoway
Additional information: 

Statue of Devorgilla

Dedicated to: 
Material: 
granite
Location:
Dumfries Town Centre on the bank of the River Nith at Whitesands, near Devorgilla (or Old) Bridge
Dumfries
Images: 
Statue of Devorgilla of Galloway

La Pasionaria

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

[Below the figure of Dolores Ibárruri:]

BETTER TO DIE ON YOUR FEET THAN /
LIVE FOREVER ON YOUR KNEES /
Dolores Ibarraru /
(La Pasionaria)

[On the column upon which the statue stands:]

THE /
CITY OF GLASGOW /
AND THE BRITISH /
LABUR MOVEMENT /
pay tribute to the /
courage of those /
men and women /
who went to Spain /
to fight Fascism /
1936 - 1939 /
2,100 VOLUNTEERS /
WENT FROM BRITAIN; /
534 WERE KILLED, /
65 OF WHOM CAME /
FROM GLASGOW

Erected by: 
The City of Glasgow and The Labour Movement
Designed by: 
Arthur Dooley (1929-1994).
Date: 
1971-77?
Material: 
Painted fibreglass
Location:
Custom House Quay
Clyde Street
Glasgow
Images: 
La Pasionaria
Additional information: 

The statue 'La Pasionaria' represents the Spanish Civil War heroine Dolores Ibárruri, but, as the second plaque indicates, it also serves as a memorial to the Scottish men and women who fought and died in the Spanish Civil War.

More information on the statue is available on the Glasgow Sculpture site: http://www.glasgowsculpture.com/pg_images.php?sub=lapasionaria

A stone effigy of Dervorgilla of Galloway

Dedicated to: 
Material: 
Stone
Location:
South transept of Sweetheart Abbey
On A710 south of Dumfries
Near Dumfries, DGY, DG2 8BU

Memorial to Jenny Geddes

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

THE CUTTY STOOL Dedicated to Jenny Geddes 1637 by Scotswomen

Constant oral tradition affirms that near this spot a brave Scotch woman Janet Geddes on the 23 July 1637 struck the first blow in the great struggle for freedom of conscience which after a conflict of half a century ended in the establishment of civil and religious liberty

Designed by: 
Merilyn Smith
Date: 
1992
Material: 
Wooden stool with metal plaque on floor below
Location:
South aisle, St Giles Cathedral
High Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1RE
Images: 
Inscription on memorial.
Inscription on memorial.
Additional information: 

The inscription was engraved by G. Cochrane, Edinburgh

Statue of Isabella Elder

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Mrs John Elder LLD

Erected by: 
Public subscription
Designed by: 
Sculptor Archibald M. Shannan
Date: 
1906
Material: 
Bronze statue on granite base
Location:
Elder Park
Govan
Glasgow
Additional information: 

The statue depicts Isabella Elder "in contemplative mood" wearing the academic robes associated with her honorary doctorate. It was unveiled by the Duchess of Montrose.

Column in Duthie Park, Aberdeen

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

THIS PARK WAS PRESENTED BY ELIZABETH CROMBIE DUTHIE TO THE CITY OF ABERDEEN, AND WAS OPENED BY H.R.H. PRINCESS BEATRICE ON 27TH SEPTEMBER 1883.

Erected by: 
Aberdeen City Council
Designed by: 
John Cassidy
Date: 
1897
Material: 
Granite
Location:
Duthie Park
Aberdeen
Images: 
Memorial to Elizabeth Crombie Duthie
Memorial to Elizabeth Crombie Duthie
Memorial to Elizabeth Crombie Duthie
Additional information: 

The memorial is a classical column, with four lions round the base, and a statue of the Greek goddess Hygeia on the top.

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