Duke of Wellington statue on Google treasure map

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For April Fool’s Day, Google has added a fun “treasure map” mode on Google Maps. If you zoom into various cities, you can see hand-drawn landmarks, such as the Sears Tower or Washington Monument. Or, if you zoom into Glasgow, you see this:

Google map, but in a old pirate map style. Glasgow has a person on a horse with a traffic cone on his head

This is the Duke of Wellington statue in front Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art. Here’s a real-life picture (albeit from the other side):

statue of Duke of Wellington on horse, wearing traffic cone