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Robert Burns

Alloway, Ayrshire 1759 - Dumfries 1796
Scottish poet and lyricist
(Wikipedia)
F.W. Pomeroy
E.J. Parlanti (London)
1921

Auckland /  Robert Burns   Auckland /  Robert Burns

Description

Bronze statue of Burns leaning on a plow.

Auckland - Robert Burns

Inscription(s)

to the
immortal memory of
ROBERT BURNS
1759-1796
the peasant bard of scotland
the strong advocate of
universal freedom
and
the brotherhood of man


presented to the
city of auckland
by
j.m. mennie
president of st. andrews society
1920-1921
1908-1910

Signature

w. pomeroy ra sc london
e.j. parlanti, | founder – london w14

On the side of the pedestal:
sculptor:f.w. pomeroy r.a.
architects:norman wade f.n.z.i.a.
a.m. bartley a.r.i.b.a.
granite masons:n.z. coromandel granite co ltd
contractor:t. julian & son

Annotation

The statue was unveiled in 1921 by the Prime Minister A.F. Massey. It is a copy of the 1896 statue in Paisley. In 1905 a copy was unveiled in Sydney, Australia.

Auckland - Robert Burns

Sculptor

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Locatie (S 36°51'29" - E 174°46'35")

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