SJ8498 : Portrait Of Anthony Burgess

taken 3 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Portrait Of Anthony Burgess
Portrait Of Anthony Burgess
This striking portrait of English writer Anthony Burgess was created by street artist Tankpetrol LinkExternal link for the Cities of Hope Festival in 2016 LinkExternal link It is on a wall behind a car park off Oak Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter. Burgess was born in 1917 in the nearby district of Harpurhey.

The quote "We can destroy what we have written but we cannot unwrite it" relates to the writer's most famous work, his dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange which was published in 1962.

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Date Taken
Monday, 9 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  People, Events 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 844 985 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0278N 2:14.1117W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 844 986
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Street Art  Mural  Anthony Burgess  Tankpetrol  Wall Art  Public Artwork 

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