NZ2564 : Blacksmiths Needle (1)

taken 13 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Blacksmiths Needle (1)
Blacksmiths Needle (1)
Forged steel sculpture on the Promenade. Each of the 6 sections contains objects which relate to one of the senses, including the sixth. The objects were made in public "forge-ins", with a mainly maritime theme. The work was inaugurated in May 1997 by Evelyn Glennie, the percussionist, who rang a bell which hangs inside the needle.

Members of the British Association of Blacksmith Artists, 1996
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 September, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 March, 2008
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Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 25853 64108 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2555N 1:35.8610W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 25843 64108
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