SJ8497 : Archimedes under the arches

taken 9 months ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Archimedes under the arches
Archimedes under the arches

Under the arches of the railway viaduct stretching from Piccadilly to Oxford Road is a statue of Archimedes. The stone statue shows a life sized Archimedes leaping naked from his bath whilst experiencing his "eureka moment". It was created by the artist Thompson Dagnall and unveiled in September 1990.

In the background is the Technology Arch SJ8497 : Technology Arch, a sculpture by Axel Wolkenhauer.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Person (from Tags)
Axel Wolkenhauer  Archimedes  Thompson Dagnall 
Date (from Tags)
1990 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8462 9766 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.5264N 2:13.9914W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8465 9765
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Railway Viaduct  Umist  Sculpture  Public Artwork 

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