NT2573 : David Hume statue, Lawnmarket

taken 4 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

David Hume statue, Lawnmarket
David Hume statue, Lawnmarket
Statue erected in honour of one of the leading thinkers of the 18th-century Scottish Enlightenment. Sculptor Sandy Stoddart's portrayal of him in ancient Graeco-Roman attire may be intended to invoke the "Athens of the North", but, were he with us today, I'm sure the real David Hume would walk past it without recognising himself.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2562 7359 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9738N 3:11.5575W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2562 7358
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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