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The Cenotaph
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Sculptor: Ernest Gillick (1874-1951).
Designed by Sir J J Burnet and Norman Dick
Location: George Square, Glasgow.
Date executed: 1921-4.

The Cenotaph is the official memorial to the city's dead in both World Wars. Its design incorporates a colossal truncated obelisk carved with a figure of St Mungo, a 'great stone' sarcophagus and two recumbant lions. The granite was supplied by Scott and Rae and carved by Ernest Gillick.


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