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Sandstone statue

Located in West Princess Street Gardens, this sandstone statue shows a crowned woman representing... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
nellielim
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This statue is located in West Princess Street Gardens, but unlike most of the others, it cannot be... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
thetravellingmanUk
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Located in West Princess Street Gardens, this sandstone statue shows a crowned woman representing Architecture, placing a laurel wreath on the heads of two kilted children at her feet. One shows plans for approval while the other kneels to apply mortar to a pillar. It...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This statue is located in West Princess Street Gardens, but unlike most of the others, it cannot be seen from the top of the gardens, so you will have to go looking for it! Standing on a hexagonal pedestal is a crowned lady placing a...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Located in West Princess Street Gardens, this sandstone statue shows a crowned woman representing Architecture, placing a laurel wreath on the heads of two kilted children at her feet. One shows plans for approval while the other kneels to apply mortar to a pillar. It...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

I actually thought it was a woman and two girls, but in fact they are two lads with Kilts on! She is the mother of design, creativity and art, one boy is kneeling at her feet in respect, the other is looking for guidance and...More

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are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
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