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Cleopatra Small Bust
20.00

Cleopatra ruled Egypt from 51 to 30 BC as Egypt’s last pharaoh. She was renowned for her beauty, intelligence and political astuteness and remembered for her passionate affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony.

The etch around the base reads -

AGE CANNOT WITHER HER, NOT CUSTOM STALE HER INFINATE VARIETY

Height 13cm

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Shackleton Small Bust
20.00

Ernest Shackleton is synonymous with Antarctic exploration and leadership. He led three Antarctic expeditions, but it is the story of his second, on the Endurance which made his reputation. He overcame unimaginable odds bringing home every man safely. Shackleton is celebrated as an iconic leader showing determination, courage and endurance.

The etch around the base reads -

BY ENDURANCE WE CONQUER

Height 13cm

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Mackintosh Small Bust
20.00

The great Scottish architect, designer and artist born in Glasgow. Mackintosh’s artistic approach was influential on European design movements including Art Nouveau and Secessionism. His most famous works include the Glasgow School of Art, Willow Tea Rooms and Queen’s Cross Church.

The etch around the base reads - "ART IS THE FLOWER. LIFE IS THE GREEN LEAF."

Height 12.5cm

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Big Ben Small Model
35.00

Height 16cm

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Buckingham Palace Small Model
35.00

The London residence of the reigning monarch and the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality; a focal point for the British people at times of national rejoicing and mourning. It was enlarged by architects Nash and Blore before Queen Victoria moved in, in1837. The palace has 775 rooms and the largest private garden in London.

Height 6cm

Width 17.5cm

Depth 4cm

Weight 500g

£35.00

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Adam Smith Small Bust
20.00

Smith is best known for “The Wealth of Nations” the first modern work of economics. He laid the foundations of free exchange economic theory and remains highly influential on economics today. You’ll also find his portrait featured on the British twenty pound note known for “The Wealth of Nations” the first modern work of economics. He laid the foundations of free exchange economic theory and remains highly influential on economics today. You’ll also find his portrait featured on the British twenty pound note.

The Base

There are objects around the base of the bust depicting events and themes from Smith's career. We have included books, the Glasgow University crest, a globe, quill and ink, scales and Glasgow University McEwan Hall.

The etch around the base reads -

THE FATHER OF MODERN ECONOMICS

Height 13cm

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Hampton Court Palace Small Model
35.00

First lived in by King Henry VIII and finally by King George II. It was built by Cardinal Wolsey but seized by Henry VIII after he fell out of favour. The King enlarged the palace, which was then expanded further by King William III, destroying much of the original style and leaving the two contrasting Baroque and Tudor features seen today.

Height 8.5cm

Width 9.5cm

Depth 4cm

Weight 425g

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