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Jimmie Guthrie (1897–1937)
Jimmie Guthrie (1897–1937)
Jimmie Guthrie (1897–1937)

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The statue shows Jimmie Guthrie standing posed with a trophy in his right arm, wearing motorcycle racing leathers.

Date

1939

Medium

bronze & stone

Accession number

TD9_MA_S008

Acquisition method

erected by public subscription

Work type

Statue

Owner

Hawick Community Council

Custodian

Hawick Community Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

12th February 1939

Access

at all times

Inscription description

JIMMY GUTHRIE 1897-1937. THE WORLD FAMOUS MOTORCYCLE ACE WHO WAS KILLED AT HOHENSTEIN-ERNSTTHAL WHILST RACING IN THE GERMAN GRAND PRIX 8TH AUGUST 1937. ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION.


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Located at

Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick

TD9 7JL