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bronze & grey granite
H 230 x W (?) x D (?) cm (E);
Plinth: H 294 x W 215 x D 215 cm
purchased by public subscription
Glasgow City Council
03 October 1903
at all times
on left edge of plinth: W. GOSCOMBE JOHN A.R.A.; on lower right fillet of each side panel: W. GOSCOMBE JOHN
on the front of the pedestal: JAMES REID / OF / AUCHTERARDER / AND THE / HYDE PARK / LOCOMOTIVE WORKS / BORN - 1823 / DIED - 1894 / ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / 3RD OCTOBER 1903; on the rear panel: LET / GLASGOW / FLOURISH / DEAN OF / GUILD / GLASGOW / 1893–1894 / DUCE DEO / MERCE / BEATI; on the right panel: PRESIDENT / ROYAL GLASGOW / INSTITUTE OF FINE / ARTS 1891–1894; on the left panel: PRESIDENT / INSTITUTION OF / ENGINEERS AND / SHIPBUILDERS IN / SCOTLAND 1882–84