SH3735 : Pysgodyn Pwllheli Fish

taken 7 years ago, near to Pwllheli, Gwynedd, Great Britain

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Pysgodyn Pwllheli Fish
Pysgodyn Pwllheli Fish
Artwork installed August 2011 as part of the Pwllheli regeneration scheme. The "fish" created by Benjamin Storch, which disappears outside the Conservative Club SH3735 : Pysgodyn Pwllheli Fish resurfaces here outside the Mitre Hotel.
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Many comments have been made about the "fish's" tail, which would suggest the fluke of a cetacean, and the lack of gill covers on the head. Geograph contributor M J Richardson kindly contacted the artist who sent this reply: "The reason for the ambivalence is that head and tail designs came from a primary pupil and an art student respectively and I wasn't too concerned about the cohesion. Maybe I should have been, because it bothers quite a few people! A friend suggested to call it ' Tywysog y môr' - prince of the sea - who could adopt either shape."

My thanks to Mike and Benjamin.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 5 September, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3738 3504 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.2893N 4:25.1100W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 3739 3503
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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