Statue

Records tagged with Type of Memorial: Statue

Sculpture of seven white swans in flight, a tribute to Violet Jacob

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Tribute to Violet Jacob

Designed by: 
David Annand
Date: 
1998
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
Roundabout near railway station
Western Road
Montrose
Additional information: 

There are three commemorative Montrose sculptures by David A. Annand, put in place in 1998, and situated beside the bypass road. Two depict skeins of pinkfoot geese in aluminium resin, and are called ‘Far Abune the Angus Straths’, echoing a line from Violet Jacob’s poem ‘The Wild Geese’. The main sculpture, showing seven white bronze swans in flight and banking in formation on the station roundabout, is called ‘Tribute to Violet Jacob’ and may draw its inspiration from her story ‘The Fifty-Eight Wild Swans’.

Statue of Jackie Crookstone

Dedicated to: 
Designed by: 
David Annand
Date: 
Unveiled Sept. 1995
Material: 
Metal
Location:
Civic Square
Tranent
Images: 
Jackie Crookstone statue, Tranent
Additional information: 

The original statue was of a woman (Crookstone) only. A boy was added to make it more stable, and it was re-erected in June 1996.

Statue of Elizabeth Crichton

Dedicated to: 
Designed by: 
Bill Scott
Date: 
Unveiled May 2000
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
50m north-east of Crichton Memorial Church
Dumfries
Images: 
Statue of Elizabeth Crichton

Statue of 'Fisher Jessie'

Dedicated to: 
Designed by: 
Scott Associates Sculpture and Design
Date: 
01/04/2001
Material: 
Bronze
Location:
Town Centre
Marischal Street
Peterhead, ABD
Images: 
Plaque set into pavement
Plaque set into pavement
Additional information: 

A naturalistic bronze cast statue of Jessie Buchan, known as 'Fisher Jessie', holding the hand of a little girl, with a creel on her back and a basket over her arm.

Statue of Jean Armour

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Jean Armour
1765-1834
Wife of Robert Burns
Erected by
Burns Howff Club
September 2004

Erected by: 
Burns Howff Club
Date: 
September 2004
Location:
Opposite St Michael's Church
Brooms Road
Dumfries, DG1
Images: 
Statue of Jean Armour, Dumfries
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