Alexander Stoddart placed his monument to the Scottish economist, philosopher and
author of The Wealth Of Nations, on a dressed sandstone pedestal looking down the
ancient High Street towards the Scottish Parliament.
The sculptors design proposal for the pedestal was developed and redrafted by Stoneworks
and fabrication drawings prepared. Polished and hand carved sandstone is used in
the construction with 3mm beds and joints in keeping with the style of the surrounding
Bronze casting by Morris Singer Art Founders. Sandstone supply and dressing by Scottish
Natural Stones. Project management, plinth construction and bronze installation by
Stoneworks. Unveiled in 2008.
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