Lord Kelvin's statue

This sculpture of Lord Kelvin can be seen in the Botanic Gardens of Belfast (Botanic Avenue). It stands near the Ulster Museum.


The inscription on the pedestal summarizes the life of Lord Kelvin:

President of the Royal Society
Chancellor of the University of Glasgow
following 53 years of service in the
chair of natural Philosophy
Pre-eminent in Elucidating
the laws of nature and in applying them
to the service of man

  • Photos and main text by Ludovico Carbone moc.liamg|1enobracocivodul#| and Nicoletta Ventrella moc.liamg|attelocin.allertnev#| (August 2017).


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