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Detail of "Navigation" statue at Kelvin Way Bridge Glasgow

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 20, 2016