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The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument
The Dugald Stewart Monument

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A memorial to the Scottish philosopher, Dugald Stewart, based on the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens. It is a circular temple of nine fluted Corinthian columns around an elevated urn on a circular podium and features a shallow domed roof, surmounted at centre by plumed open urn. It features restored polygonal cast iron fencing with stone piers, ornamented with wreaths.
Title

The Dugald Stewart Monument

Date

1830–1831

Medium

polished ashlar & cast iron

Measurements

H 350 x W 250 x D 250 cm (E)

Accession number

EH1_CB_S004

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Work type

Monument

Custodian

City of Edinburgh

Work status

extant

Listing status

A (Scotland)

Listing date

19/04/66

Inscription description

architraved, recessed panel to north east, bearing inscription: DUGALD STEWART / BORN NOVEMBER 22 1753 / DIED JUNE 11 1828

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Located at

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

EH1 3BJ