Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statues

National Portrait Gallery Statue surround the building. The statue of Mary Queen of Scots was commissioned by the Queen Mary Standing Committee which stands on the Eastern facade of the building. At the entrance to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery stands, on either side, Robert The Bruce and William Wallace as they do on Edinburgh Castle Gate. The other statues are of Kings and a Queen, Regents and dignitaries of Scotland’s past.  Also famous Edinburgh residents. There is also Malcolm III (Builder of Edinburgh Castle and his wife. Who was to become Saint Margaret. At the very top of the building above the main entrance can be seen a statue of Kleio Daughter of Zeus (muse of history).

King Malcolm III, Queen Margaret, King Alexander III,  Mary Queen of Scots

 King Malcolm III Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue  Saint Margaret Wife of Malcolm III Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue  King Alexander III Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue  Mary Queen of Scots Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue

King James I,  King James V,  King James VI of Scotland and James I of England, King Robert I (Robert the Bruce)

 King James I Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue  King James V Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue  James I of England and VI of Scotland Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue  King Robert the Bruce Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statue

Sir William Wallace, Cardinal David Beaton, John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll, James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray

 Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) Scottish National Portrait Gallery  Cardinal David Beaton Scottish National Portrait Gallery  Field Marshal John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll, 1st Duke of Greenwich, KG, KT, Scottish National Portrait Gallery  James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1st Viscount Stair, David Hume, Adam Smith, Sir Henry Raeburn

 1st Viscount Stair Scottish National Portrait Gallery  David Hume Scottish National Portrait Gallery  Adam Smith Scottish National Portrait Gallery  Sir Henry Raeburn Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Sir Ralph Abercrombie, George Buchanan, Gavin Douglas, William Dunbar

 Sir Ralph Abercrombie Scottish National Portrait Gallery  George Buchanan Scottish National Portrait Gallery  Gavin Douglas Scottish National Portrait Gallery  William Dunbar Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Sir James Douglas, John Hunter, James Hutton, Sir David Lindsay

 Sir James Douglas (Black Douglas) Scottish National Portrait Gallery  John Hunter Scottish National Portrait Gallery  James Hutton Scottish National Portrait Gallery  Sir David Lindsay Scottish National Portrait Gallery

John Knox, John Napier, William Maitland, John Lesley

 John Knox Scottish National Portrait Gallery  John Napier Scottish National Portrait Gallery  William Maitland Scottish National Portrait Gallery  John Lesely Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1st Viscount Duncan,  Kleio Daughter of Zeus (muse of history)

 1st Viscount Duncan Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statues  Clio (Kleio) Greek Muse of History 1st Viscount Duncan Top of Scottish National Portrait Gallery Statues

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