Laughing & Greeting Bridge, Union Canal

Maker
Alexander Gentles Fyfe
Production date
1960-1978
Description
Close up of Laughing face with the bridge number, 61, and the date it was built, 1821.
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Production date
1960-1978
Subject notes
Greeting is a Scots word for crying. The two faces of this bridge look in opposite directions: the Laughing face towards the simpler construction work east and the Greeting face towards the more difficult construction work of a tunnel and flights of locks to the west.
Accession number
P01787

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