NS5864 : Sir Billy Connolly on Dixon Street

taken 8 days ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Sir Billy Connolly on Dixon Street
Sir Billy Connolly on Dixon Street
Jack Vettriano's take on the Big Yin, based on a scene from 'Billy Connolly's World Tour of Scotland'.
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)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Person (from Tags)
Jack Vettriano 
Place (from Tags)
Glasgow 
Primary Subject of Photo
Art 
Subject Location
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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