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Tam - Elm Street / Black Horse Lane - Ipswich, Suffolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 03.430 E 001° 08.987
31U E 373149 N 5769012
Quick Description: Sculpture of a teenage girl sitting cross-legged in dungarees molding a ball of clay by Honoria Surie - the model was Tam, the artist's daughter
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/23/2015 3:28:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMNDVZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
Views: 1

Long Description:
At the front of St Mary at the Elms church is a modern bronze statue of a girl sitting cross-legged handling a ball of clay. Named ‘Tam’, the sculpture was created by Honoria Surie in 1995.

"Bronze statue mounted on an irregular hexagonal stone plinth: lifesize naturalistic portrait of a teenage girl sitting cross-legged in dungarees molding a ball of clay.

Affectionate portrait of the artist's daughter. The ball of clay is a reference to pottery. When Tam attended the unveiling the spectators were amused that her punk image bore little resemblance to that projected in the sculpture."

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At least one original photo, taken by the poster, of the statue. No internet photos.
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