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L'espérance - Le Grau du Roi - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
N 43° 32.132 E 004° 08.036
31T E 591618 N 4820912
Quick Description: TENANT SON ENFANT PAR LA MAIN, ELLE SCRUTE LE LOINTAIN HORIZON, GUETTANT LE RETOUR DE SON MARIN. ESPÉRANCE EST SON NOM. KEEPING HIS CHILD BY HAND, SHE SCRUTE THE FAR HORIZON, GUARDING THE RETURN OF HIS MARIN. HOPE IS HIS NAME.
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 7/9/2017 10:02:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMW4FP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
A l’entrée du chenal, on trouve une énorme statue : La Statue de l’Espérance.
Cette statue a été réalisée par l’artiste Ali Salem. Elle est faite entièrement en bronze et mesure 3,6m de haut. Elle représente une femme, cheveux au vent, tenant par la main sa petite fille, le regard tourné vers le large. Installé le 8 mars 2014, elle se veut être un hommage à toutes les femmes de Camargue.

At the entrance to the channel is an enormous statue: The Statue of Hope.
This statue was made by artist Ali Salem. It is made entirely of bronze and measures 3.6m high. She represents a woman, with her hair in the wind, holding her little girl by the hand, her eyes turned towards the open sea. Installed on March 8, 2014, it is intended to be a tribute to all the women of the Camargue.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: L'espérance

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Ali Salem

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 2014

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Pier

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