On National Poetry Day 1999 Edwin Morgan was appointed first
Poet Laureate for Glasgow.
At Glasgow City Chambers the Lord Provost Alex Mosson presented
Professor Morgan with this silver plate and a bottle of the
Lord Provost's whisky.
Engraved on the plate are Glasgow's City Crest along with
an inscription reading:
"Presented by The Rt Hon The Lord Provost of Glasgow
Alex Mosson to Edwin Morgan Glasgow's Poet Laureate"