NS5964 : Sir Billy Connolly by Rachel Maclean

taken 6 months ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Sir Billy Connolly by Rachel Maclean
Sir Billy Connolly by Rachel Maclean
One of three murals to celebrate the Big Yin's 75th birthday. This one, on a gable end at Gallowgate, portrays him in fanciful dress that includes many references to his life and humour.
Sir Billy Connolly's 75th
To celebrate the approaching 75th birthday of Billy Connolly, otherwise know as 'the Big Yin', three portraits by Scottish artists were commissioned, from Jack Vettriano, John Byrne and Rachel Maclean. The originals are in the People's Palace, and they have been recreated as 15m high murals on three buildings near the St Enoch Centre. A television documentary about their production was screened by BBC, and is available on iPlayer for a month LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link is an article about the project.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 June, 2017   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Person (from Tags)
Rachel Maclean 
Place (from Tags)
Glasgow 
Primary Subject of Photo
Art 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5990 6480 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.3585N 4:14.3851W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5981 6478
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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