The Parable of the

Wise & Foolish Virgins

(Matthew 25:1-13)

 

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street    -    March 2006

Pediment:    The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins

Standard Life Investments Head Office  -  1 George Street  - Wise and Foolish Virgins in stone

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The Parable of the

Wise & Foolish Virgins

The Parable of the wise and foolish virgins is carved in stone on the pediment of Standard Life Investments' Head Office at 1 George Street, built 1897-1901.  It was transferred from an earlier building owned by the company on the same site, built 1839.

There is presumably a connection to be made between the Parable (in which the wise virgins made provision for their future and the foolish virgins did not) and entering into Life Assurance policies from Standard Life.

 

Standard Life Head Office

1 George Street

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