SJ8398 : Justice and Peace

taken 3 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Justice and Peace
Justice and Peace
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
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Date (from Tags)
Primary Subject of Photo
Court (Law) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8335 9833 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8854N 2:15.1416W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8336 9835
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Civil Justice Centre  Manchester City Council  Michael Lyons  Doves of Peace 

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