NS5864 : Sir Billy Connolly by Jack Vettriano

taken 10 months ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Sir Billy Connolly by Jack Vettriano
Sir Billy Connolly by Jack Vettriano
One of three 75th birthday murals in honour of the Big Yin, this one on the gable end of the Hootenanny Bar, Dixon Street.
Sir Billy Connolly's 75th :: NS5964
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)
Saturday, 17 June, 2017
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Lowlands  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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Jack Vettriano 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5891 6488 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.3842N 4:15.3357W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5888 6486
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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