to 24 January 2004
Open 10am to 5pm (Mon to Sat)
City Art Centre, Market Street,
There are many statues and
particularly around the centre of Edinburgh. This
exhibition provides an opportunity to discover more about
them. It is on two floors and includes maps, models,
paintings by Thomas Lauder and by Ewbank, photographs by
Begbie, and historical notes
on many of the monuments, including:
and statues of Sir Walter Scott.
High Street: the site of a monument since 1365,
Monument Calton Hill: an unfinished memorial to
Monument Calton Hill: Designs by Alexander Nasmyth and
David Hume statue,
High Street: commissioned by the Saltire Society, 1993.
No booklet giving details of the
exhibits is available at the time of the exhibition. However, the
City Art Centre hopes to produce such a booklet later in 2004.