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Kelvingrove Park Statue Group of Tigress, Cubs and Peacock

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8684 / 55°52'6"N

Longitude: -4.2824 / 4°16'56"W

OS Eastings: 257273

OS Northings: 666272

OS Grid: NS572662

Mapcode National: GBR 0DJ.Z2

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.6R0K

Entry Name: Kelvingrove Park Statue Group of Tigress, Cubs and Peacock

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373757

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32209

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

A Cain, sculptor, 1866; to a design by R Bonheur. Cast
in Paris by F Barbedienne. Lifesize bronze group of
tigress, cubs and peacock. Resited in early 20th century
and now with low concrete base. White marble base (dated
1867) supporting polished pink granite pedestal by
Mossman. Inscription on W side recording the statue's
donor, John S Kennedy.

Statement of Interest

Inscription records presentation of statue by John S

Kennedy, "to his native city". Copy in Central Park, New

York.

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