Discovery - Abington Street, Northampton, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 14.344 W 000° 53.470
30U E 643991 N 5789723
Quick Description: This modern sculpture depicts two men soaring into the air.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/23/2008 7:18:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM57B8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 16

Long Description:
The statue is called 'Discovery' and commemorates the life and work of Francis Crick (1916-2004). It is inspired by Crick and James Watson's discovery of the DNA structure in 1953. The sculpture is 6 metres high and has two life size resin figures.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Discovery

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Lucy Glendinning

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: December 2005

Materials used: Brushed stainless steel with marble resin figures

Location: Abington Street

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