SJ8651 : Tunstall Shard on Alexandra Park

taken 5 years ago, near to Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Tunstall Shard on Alexandra Park
Tunstall Shard on Alexandra Park
This stainless steel sculpture is a stylised representation of a thumbprint upon a piece of pottery, intended to celebrate the area's historic pottery industry. (The Alexandra Park retail development, where this is sited, is built upon the site of Wedgwood Pottery's Alexandra Works.) It was created by the sculptor Robert Erskine and unveiled in January 2009. See SJ8651 : Tunstall Shard: plaque on the plinth for the detail of the plaque on the plinth.

In the background are Home Bargains, Iceland, and at the far right on the end of the row the Tunstall Primary Care Centre SJ8651 : Tunstall Primary Care Centre.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 December, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Material (from Tags)
Stainless Steel 
Sculptor (from Tags)
Robert Erskine 
Place (from Tags)
Tunstall 
Primary Subject of Photo
Artefact 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8618 5118 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.4614N 2:12.4590W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8616 5116
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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