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"Navigation and Shipbuilding" bronze statue onKelvin Way Bridge

"Navigation and Shipbuilding" bronze statue on South East side of Kelvin Way Bridge

 

Beautiful High Definition Image - click to view with magnification

 

Navigation represented by a woman with hand on tiller, steering her vessel through a waterway.

 

"The "wooden" tiller and hand gesturing to an approaching craft to pass on her left side is evocative of barges on the canal . The canal, of course, was Glasgow's first major industrial waterway." - C21 Troy

 

Architect: Alexander Beith McDonald (1847-1915).

Sculptor: Paul Raphael Montford (1868-1938).

Foundry: A B Burton, Thames Ditton.

 

Location: Kelvin Way Bridge, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow.

Date executed: 1914

 

Full article on "Kelvin Way Bridge – Sculpture and Symbolism" by C21 Troy at link below ▼

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Uploaded on November 11, 2016