Monument to James Clerk Maxwell, FRS, FRSE (1831-1879)

Alexander Stoddart (b. 1959)

Unveiled 2008

Bronze on a granite pedestal, with bronze reliefs and plaque

George Street, Edinburgh

Alexander Stoddart, Sculptor in Ordinary in Scotland to the present queen, shows the Edinburgh-born scientist at the age of 48 – the age at which he died. He is holding a colour wheel, and has his perky little terrier Toby at his feet. [Click on the image to enlarge it.]

Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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