2017

NH6645 : William Topaz McGonagall plaque, Bridge Street

taken 7 years ago, near to Inverness/Inbhir Nis, Highland, Scotland

William Topaz McGonagall plaque, Bridge Street
William Topaz McGonagall plaque, Bridge Street
A blue plaque outside the Gellions Pub on Bridge Street. The Gellions claims to be the oldest pub in Inverness.
Perhaps this is a response to the Robert Burns plaque on the opposite side of the street: NH6645 : Robert Burns plaque, Bridge Street

From the plaque:

William Topaz McGonagall
1825-1902
The most miraculous minstrel
William Topaz McGonagal
Described as the very best of the world's worst poets
He gave a recital of his poems in the Gellions Hotel Oct.1894 to the Heather Blend Club
Robert Burns also visited Inverness in 1789 residing at Ettles Hotel directly across from the Gellions Hotel

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts City, Town centre Place: Inverness Person: William Topaz McGonagall other tags: Plaque Blue Plaque Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Inverness [948] · Street [435] · Bridge [167] ·
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NH6645, 1216 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Craig Wallace   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 26 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 August, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 6662 4520 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:28.6421N 4:13.5607W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 66631 45199
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