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Liz Lochhead

Photo: ¬© the artist’s estate. Photo credit: Gordon Baird / Art UK

Sculptor: Vincent Butler (1933-2017), Letter-cutter: Vincent Butler (1933-2017)

Founder: Powderhall Bronze

Materials: Bronze bust on Crosland Hill sandstone pillar

Unveiled: 4 April 2002

Liz Lochhead

Liz Lochhead (b.1947), was a Scottish poet and playwright. She was Poet Laureate for Glasgow (2005-11)and the Makar, or National Poet of Scotland (2011-16). This signed portrait bust forms part of a group of 12 Scottish poets, which are placed at intervals along the Lochside walkway. For further details see Ray McKenzie, Public Sculpture of Edinburgh, vol.1, LUP 2018, pp. 398-400.

Location: Lochside Walkway, Edinburgh Park, South Gyle, Edinburgh, Scotland.