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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

Sculptor: Archie Forrest (b.1950)

Materials: Bronze bust on Crosland Hill sandstone pillar

Naomi Mitchison

Naomi Mitchison (1897-1999), best known as a novelist, she was also a poet. This bronze portrait bust, on Crosland Hill sandstone pillar, was unveiled on 1 July 2004. It 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.