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James Clerk Maxwell (1831–1879)
bronze & grey granite
H 210 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 240 x W 198 x D 297 cm
City of Edinburgh Council
25th November 2008
at all times
front of pedestal: JAMES / CLERK MAXWELL / 1831-1879; plaque attached to rear of pedestal – JAMES CLERK MAXWELL / FRS FRSE / 1831-1879 / MATHEMATICAL PHYSICIST / UNVEILED ON NOVEMBER 25TH 2008 / BY THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT, / ALEX FERGUSSON, MSP. / THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF: / FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH STANDARD LIFE DAVID & ELAINE POTTER CHARITABLE FOUNDATION / EDINBURGH WORLD HERITAGE ROYAL SOCIETY UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH / ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN / JAMES CLERK MAXWELL FOUNDATION INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS KING’S COLLEGE, LONDON / DARWIN TRUST OF EDINBURGH INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE / MICHAEL ATIYAH ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY CAVENDISH LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE / IRWIN & JOAN JACOBS LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY / JAMES & JEAN RAUTIO EDINBURGH MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY THE INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS / ALEXANDER STODDART PAISLEY, 2008 BLACK ISLE BRONZE, FOUNDERS, NAIRN