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Tympana – Cherubs
Tympana – Cherubs
Tympana – Cherubs
Tympana – Cherubs
Tympana – Cherubs
Tympana – Cherubs

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Three semi-circular arches frame scenes of cherubic toddlers engaged in (left to right): counting money; design and engineering and agricultural activities. The building was originally the Union Bank of Scotland, a typical institution to extol the benefits of industry and hard work, even when undertaken by babies. The Union Bank's monogram is set into the balustrade above.
Title

Tympana – Cherubs

Date

c.1854

Medium

yellow sandstone

Measurements

H (?) x W 62 x D (?) cm

Accession number

G1_GB_S015

Work type

Relief

Owner

King City Leisure Ltd

Custodian

King City Leisure Ltd

Work status

extant

Listing status

A (Scotland)

Listing date

15/12/70

Access

at all times

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Located at

Virginia Place, Glasgow City

G1 1DN

Located at the corner with Virginia Street at the rear of the Corinthian Club.