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Duke of Wellington Statue, Glasgow

For the past 20 years, this innocuous statue—erected in 1844 on Glasgow’s Queen Street—has been a magnet for late-night pranksters, who scale the statue and top it with traffic cones. Locals argue that the cones are an integral part of the statue, as well as the city’s identity. The government doesn’t agree. City workers knock off the cones with a high-powered water jet,


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The Duke of Wellington statue outside GOMA in Glasgow, it just wouldn't look the same without the road cone! Lol

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