SJ8498 : The Mason Street Bee

taken 4 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

The Mason Street Bee
The Mason Street Bee
This bee on Mason Street SJ8498 : Mason Street was created in December 2016 by street artist Bubek. I spotted it the day after the city had been rocked and shocked by the atrocity at the Manchester Arena. Roads around the area was closed off and this is not far away. During the Industrial Revolution, Manchester adopted the worker bee as a motif for its city. Seven bees are included in the crest of the city’s arms which were granted to the Borough of Manchester in 1842. Following the tragedy of May 22nd the bee has become a symbol of remembrance and hope.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Person (from Tags)
Bubek 
Date (from Tags)
1842 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8453 9880 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1411N 2:14.0761W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8451 9879
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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