Glasgow - City of Sculpture
By Gary Nisbet
Monuments in Glasgow by
William Kellock Brown
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Sculptor: William Kellock Brown (1856-1934)

 

Younger Monument (1904)
Location: Cathcart Cemetry
Architect: James Miller (1860-1947)


Younger Monument, Cathcart Cemetry, Glasgow Younger Monument, Cathcart Cemetry, Glasgow Younger Monument, Cathcart Cemetry, Glasgow

DAVID YOUNGER
FOREMAN BLACKSMITH, HYDE PARK LOCOMOTIVE WORKS,
BORN 27th APRIL 1814 - DIED 1st NOVEMBER 1878

 

Monument to John Robertson (1912)
Location: Southern Necropolis


Monument to John Robertson, Southern Necropolis, Glasgow Monument to John Robertson, Southern Necropolis, Glasgow Monument to John Robertson, Southern Necropolis, Glasgow

THIS MONUMENT ERECTED
1912
BY MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION
OF ENGINEERS & SHIPBUILDERS IN
SCOTLAND TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN ROBERTSON
ENGINEER BORN 10th DECEMBER 1782
DIED 19th NOVEMBER 1868 MAKER
OF THE ENGINE OF THE COMET
1812
THE FIRST STEAMBOAT THAT
PLIED REGULARLY IN EUROPE

 

Monument to Thomas Carlyle (1916)
Location: Kelvingrove Park


Monument to Thomas Carlyle, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow Monument to Thomas Carlyle, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow Monument to Thomas Carlyle, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow Monument to Thomas Carlyle, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), essayist, historian and moralist,
was much influenced by the works of Schiller and Goethe.
His most famous work is The French Revolution.

 

Monument to John Stewart (1920-01)
Location: City of Glasgow Friendly Society Building, Douglas Street
Architects: John Keppie & Henderson


Monument to John Stewart, Douglas Street, Glasgow Monument to John Stewart, Douglas Street, Glasgow Monument to John Stewart, Douglas Street, Glasgow

John Stewart founded the City of Glasgow Friendly Society in 1862

 

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