NT2473 : Albert Gallery, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

taken 9 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Albert Gallery, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
Albert Gallery, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
Albert Gallery, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh - The Bust of Prince Albert, Painting and Poetry was sculpted by Amelia Hill, the architect was Hamilton Beattie and it was designed in 1876 - 77.

Portrait bust (facing left) of Prince Albert - in relief, in rounded surrounded by foliage in segmental pediment. At the top of the pediment is a shield on which is a lion rampant. The shield is surmounted by a castle and is flanked by thistles. Seated on either side of the pediment are female figures: a woman with a bust of a girl (on the left) [painting or sculpture], a woman holding a book in her left hand (on the right) [poetry]. Each of the doorway pilasters is also carved with foliage.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 16 February, 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 16 February, 2010
Category
Art gallery   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 245 736 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9801N 3:12.5666W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 246 735
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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