SJ3389 : The Emigrants (statue), Albert Dock, Liverpool

taken 10 years ago, near to Birkenhead, Wirral, Great Britain

The Emigrants (statue), Albert Dock, Liverpool
The Emigrants (statue), Albert Dock, Liverpool
A bronze sculpture by Mark De Graffenried, 2001. This statue of a young family commemorates migration from Liverpool to the new world. It was given to the people of Liverpool by the Mormon Church as a tribute to the many families from all over Europe who embarked on a brave and pioneering voyage from Liverpool to start a new life in America. The child stepping forward at the front symbolises migration to the unknown world, whilst the child playing with a crab at the back SJ3389 : Rear of 'The Emigrants' statue, Albert Dock, Liverpool indicates a deep association with the sea.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 July, 2007
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Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 339 898 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.0520N 2:59.7376W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 339 898
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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