A woman representing "shipping" contemplates the seaworthiness of her design - click to view in High Definition
"Navigation and Shipbuilding" bronze statue on South East side of Kelvin Way Bridge
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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 ▼