TA0488 : The smuggler and his apprentice

taken 6 years ago, near to Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The smuggler and his apprentice
The smuggler and his apprentice
The latest addition to Scarborough’s growing statue collection is now in place.


This is the third statue to be donated to the borough of Scarborough by Maureen Robinson and is dedicated to the Scarborough News to thank the publication for using her weekly articles for the past 20 years.

Editor Ed Asquith said: “It is a very generous gesture for Maureen to dedicate the statue to the town’s newspaper. Over the years 1,000s of people have enjoyed her walks and other columns and we thank her on behalf of the community.”

The statue, which now stands in Merchant’s Row, depicts a smuggler and his apprentice and took around two months for artist Ray Lonsdale to complete.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Scarborough 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0457 8870 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:16.9948N 0:23.7166W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0456 8870
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Metal Sculpture  Sculpture  Smugglers 

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