BEAUTY OF ART AND IMAGES FOR YOU
Sculptures not very famous
London – Marylebone – Allies
Bronze statues of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill sitting ‘talking’ together on a bench in Mayfair.This statue is called ‘Allies’ and was a gift from the Bond Street Association to the City of Westminster.
Joy of Life fountain, Hyde Park, Westminster, London.
This depicts a nude man and woman holding hands while appearing to dance above the water, with four nude bronze children emerging from the pool.
Northampton town centre
Photo author: Nicholas Mutton. Source: geograph.org.uk.
Roger Dean’s Sheep Sculpture
Roger Dean was artist in residence and created this sculpture of local farmers looking at some sheep.
Photo author:David Smith. Source: geograph.org.uk.
These are The Kelpies, 30 metre high stainless steel sculptures guarding a new extension to the Forth & Clyde Canal. You can find them in The Helix, a new park located between Grangemouth and Falkirk in Scotland.
Author: Beninjam200. Source: commons.wikimedia.org
London, Hyde Park, Prince Albert Memorial
Monumental statue of Prince Albert.
Photo author: Alby. Source: geograph.org.uk.
Great War Memorial outside St Paul’s Church
Heaton Moor Great War Memorial, erected in 1921, stands outside the Parish Church of St Paul.
The memorial comprises of a bronze statue of soldier in battle dress carrying rifle on stone pedestal which includes the principal inscriptions and bronze panels recording the names of the dead. It is backed by semi-circular ashlar wall. The statue is by Manchester sculptor John Cassidy.
The inscription on the front reads:
IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN / THE GREAT WAR
and on the rear: