2010

NZ3567 : Dolly Peel statue, River Drive, South Shields

taken 13 years ago, near to North Shields, North Tyneside, England

Dolly Peel statue, River Drive, South Shields
Dolly Peel statue, River Drive, South Shields
Dorothy ('Dolly') Peel (1782-1857) was a South Shields fishwife and smuggler and famous local character. She often attempted to protect local sailors from the press gang.
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The life size statue was by Billy Gofton and was unveiled in 1987.
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Newcastle Libraries has a photo of Dolly here LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

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Category: statue
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NZ3567, 230 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 10 December, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 December, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3599 6761 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.1060N 1:26.3341W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3598 6762
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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