Monday, 31 July 2017

Old Photograph Robert Burns Statue Bernard Street Leith Scotland

Old photograph of the Robert Burns statue on Bernard Street, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. Bronze statue of Robert Burns standing, with his weight on his right leg, his left arm by his side, and his right arm across his chest to hold his plaid draped over his left shoulder. His left knee is bent and his left foot extends over the edge of the plinth. The statue is on a red sandstone pedestal which is placed on a pink granite base. On each side of the pedestal is a bronze panel depicting one of Burns' poems. On the front is The Cottar's Saturday Night, placed on the pedestal in 1898, on the left side is Halloween, placed on the pedestal in 1901, on the back is Death and Dr Hornbrook, placed on the pedestal in 1898, and on the right side is The Smiddy, placed on the pedestal in 1901.

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