SJ8398 : Peace and Justice

taken 3 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Peace and Justice
Peace and Justice
On the left is the Manchester Civil Justice Centre. On the right are the Doves of Peace.

The Doves of Peace sculpture stands on Quay Street near the Pump House Museum (now The People's History Museum) and just before the road crosses the River Irwell by way of the Albert Bridge. The sculpture was created by Michael Lyons and unveiled on September 8, 1986. It was commissioned by the Manchester City Council and depicts 15 doves rising to the sky with their wings entwined. It is made of steel sprayed with zinc and painted with white epoxy paint. The inscription on the pedestal is: "THE WORLD'S FIRST NUCLEAR FREE CITY AND SPONSORED BY THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL"
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Friday, 26 September, 2014
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Public buildings and spaces 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8335 9833 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8854N 2:15.1416W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8335 9835
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Doves of Peace  Michael Lyons  Manchester City Council  Civil Justice Centre 

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