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Dundee Albert Institute

Dundee McManus Galleries

Albert Square before renovation (left) is dominated by the McManus Galleries - formerly the Albert Institute, said to be the largest memorial to the husband of Queen Victoria outside London .  Robert Burns (right) occupies pride of place in Albert Square - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Robert Burns statue Dundee Robert Burns statue Central Park New York
"Robert Burns was born in Ayr, and now he sits in Albert Square . . . "  . . . and also in New York (above) - and there are further identical statues in Dundedin and on the Thames Embankment in London.  An identical statue of Robert Burns by the same sculptor exists in Poets' Corner in Central Park, New York City.   Sculpted: 1880 Sculptor: Sir John Steell 1804-1891. The statue was a gift of Scottish-Americans to New York.  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow 

Albert Institute Dundee

McManus Galleries Dundee

Queen Victoria in 2006 is somewhat incongruously at the rear of the Institute.  Or is this the front of the building? - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Albert Square Dundee Dundee Albert Square
Queen Victoria and Albert Square  in 2010 - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Courier Building Dundee Albert Square gardens Dundee
These gardens outside the McManus Galleries (formerly the Albert Institute) have now been replaced (see below) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Dundee Meadowside 2006 Meadowside Dundee 2006
Meadowside 2006 - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow  
High School of Dundee Meadowside Dundee
Meadowside and High School of Dundee  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow  
Dundee High School High School Dundee
High School of Dundee PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Dundee High School

High School of Dundee

The High School of Dundee is not the only one:  there is another High School of Dundee - in Dundee in the Republic of South Africa.  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Dundee Meadowside

Meadowside Dundee

School pupils in the playground provide a source interest for passengers waiting in the ultra-modern "intelligent" bus shelters which are the latest addition to Albert Square.  Both continuously updated visual and audio information is available to passengers.  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

McManus Dundee

Royal Exhange Dundee

The Albert Institute (left) was renamed the McManus Galleries, but Victoria's statue still overlooks the Royal Exchange Building and the Chamber of Commerce (right).  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Meadowside Dundee 2006

Dundee Courier Buidling

Only taxies can now enter Meadowside to the south of the Galleries. What at one time was the National and Commercial Bank of Scotland at the top of Reform Street (left) is now a public house.  The Chicago-like edifice of D C Thomson (right) dominates Ward Road.  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Meadowside Dundee 2010 Dundee Meadowside 2010

Meadowside and Albert Square, May 2010 - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Albert Institute before
Once the Albert Institute, now the MacManus Galleries (left)  Chamber of Commerce (right)  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Dundee Chamber of Commerce Meadowside Dundee gardens
Meadowside before the replacement of the gardens - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
McManus Gardens before Albert Square gardens
McManus Gardens, as were, in Meadowside  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Albert Institute after Albert Institute Dundee after
The Albert Institute, now still after restoration, the MacManus Galleries taken on Sunday 30 May 2010 - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
McManus 2010 Dundee McManus 2010
Trees, shrubs and flagstones have replaced the flowerbeds on the north side the south side has been pedestrianised - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Dundee Ward Road D C Thomson Dundee

Early morning in Ward Road (above);  Meadowside and the Courier Building in June 2009 before renovation (right)   - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

D C Thomson Courier Building Dundee D C Thomson
D C Thomson Courier Building - home to Desperate Dan (D C Thomson publish, among other things, the Dandy and Beano comics)    PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Travel Dundee bus

Dundee the Howff

Travel Dundee bus awaits departure from Albert Square to Kirkton (left).  D C Thomson building from the Howff (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Howff burial ground Dundee

Howff cemetery Dundee

Dundee's city centre burial ground donated by Mary, Queen of Scots.  The gravestone above is dated 1820  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Dundee Friarton House

Friarton House (former headquarters of Dundee Corporation Transport) with Ward Road Library to the right of the photograph (left). Note the arcaded wall of the cemetery. The backs  of the Bank Street buildings form the southern boundary of the Howff (right)  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
The Howff Dundee Courier Building Dundee
Spring in the Howff  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow  
Dundee Ward Road Dundee Chamber of Commerce
Ward Road (above)  and Dundee Chamber of Commerce (right)  PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow  

Dundee Reform Street

Dundee Farmers' market

On some Saturdays, Reform Street (above) acquires a Farmers' Market - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Dundee High Street Dundee City Chambers
High Street (left);  City Chambers (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Dundee Jute Mill Dundee Marketgait
Princes Street (left) and East Marketgait/King Street crossroads (right)  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
King Street flowers - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow  
Dundee Cowgate
King Street and Cowgate  - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow  

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