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The Genius of Architecture

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Address: West Princess Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland

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The statue is located in the garden on West Princess Street, but unlike most other locations, it is not as eye-catching. Standing on the hexagonal platform is a lady wearing a laurel crown. Next to it are the heads of two boys wearing kilts and jackets. . One boy was standing, holding an open scroll in his hand, while another boy knelt on the ground and used a trowel to connect stones one by one.

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  • Taxidevil
    Glasgow, Scotland

    Nice statue

    I came across this statue when strolling through West Princes Street Gardens where many statues can be found. This statue by William Brodie is called The Genius of Architecture Rewarding at Once the S...

    Reviewed on /Date(1558051289000+0800)/
  • craigluscar
    Dunfermline, United Kingdom

    One of the longest names for a statue!

    Designed in 1862 but not unveiled to 1892 Sculpted by William Brodie who was commisioned for other statues in the garden and also Greyfriars Bobbie at Greyfriars churchyard . It sits on the bottom lev...

    Reviewed on /Date(1554434306000+0800)/
  • macedonboy

    The Genius of Architecture Sculpture

    This statue stands amongst the many statues, memorials and monuments of Princes Street Gardens. Entitled 'The Genius of Architecture Rewarding at Once the Science and the Practice of Art". The sta...

    Reviewed on /Date(1553320607000+0800)/
  • thetravellingmanUk

    Something different

    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 pe...

    Reviewed on /Date(1503979541000+0800)/
  • nellielim
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Sandstone statue

    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...

    Reviewed on /Date(1498331580000+0800)/

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