Unveiling of the statue of Thomas Carlyle, Ecclefechan

This statue of Thomas Carlyle was unveiled in 1929 in his hometown of Ecclefechan, by Sir James Chrichton-Browne.  This photograph shows the crowds gathered for the event.  The statue was given to Ecclefechan by Mr Alexander Carlyle, who was married to Mary Carlyle Aitken, a neice of Thomas Carlyle.   The statue is on The Haggs, Ecclefechan and is a replica by MacDonald and Creswick of the Boehm statue of Carlyle in Chelsea, London.               
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width 162mm, height 114mm
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