SJ4812 : Quantum Leap sculpture, Shrewsbury

taken 1 year ago, near to Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Great Britain

Quantum Leap sculpture, Shrewsbury
Quantum Leap sculpture, Shrewsbury
Another view of Shrewsbury's "Slinky". This was created in 2009 to celebrate the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth. According to the sculpture's Wikipedia entry, the total cost of construction exceeded 1 million - more than the much larger and more famous "Angel of the North" sculpture - with just under half that money coming from the public purse.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 4 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Shrewsbury 
Person (from Tags)
Charles Darwin 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sculpture 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4896 1274 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.5942N 2:45.4143W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4897 1274
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Public Sculpture  Quantum Leap  The Slinky  Angel of the North 

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