SD3448 : Matchstick Man and his Dog

taken 16 days ago, near to Knott End-on-Sea, Lancashire, Great Britain

Matchstick Man and his Dog
Matchstick Man and his Dog
Celebrated artist LS Lowry was a frequent visitor to Knott End in the 1940s and 1950s and produced a number of sketches/paintings depicting scenes from the area including views across the River Wyre towards Fleetwood.

In recognition of the artist's connection with the area, this sculpture, entitled "Matchstick Man and his Dog". was erected in his honour on the seafront at Knott End (near the ferry slipway) where Lowry is known to have stood and sketched. Lowry’s sketches, drawn from this spot, became the basis of his 1957 painting “Jetty at Knott End” LinkExternal link.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events  Estuary, Marine 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
River (from Tags)
River Wyre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 346 485 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.7090N 2:59.8217W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 346 485
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Estuary  Statue  Sculpture  L S Lowry 

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