Relief Bronze - Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, UK.
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N 53° 12.041 W 002° 21.379
30U E 542996 N 5894788
Quick Description: The relief Bronze is located on the library in the village of Holmes Chapel.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/28/2019 9:02:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM11WC4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65
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Long Description:
The relief plaque is located on the outside wall of Holmes Chapel library on London Road.

The square Bronze by Olivier Delcourt was presented to Holmes Chapel to commemorate 10 years of twinning with Bessancourt.
The square Bronze depicts two females in profile facing each other, one is holding a bunch of flowers out to the other who is reaching out with an open hand. There are two birds and an angel in the sky between them.
The figures are wearing decorative headbands and necklaces. The bodices of the dresses have raised circular designs. Beneath the figures there are blocks depicting a wall/ building.
The dates 1980 - 1990 are inscribed in the middle of the bottom frame.

A plaque mounted on the library wall beneath the Bronze by Olivier Delcourt is inscribed as follows;

'THIS ORIGINAL BRONZE
BY OLIVIER DELCOURT
WAS PRESENTED TO
HOLMES CHAPEL
BY THE TOWN OF
BESSANCOURT IN CELEBRATION
OF 10 YERAS OF TWINNING'

Holmes Chapel has been twinned with Bessancourt since 1980. Bessancourt is a commune in the Val-d'Oise department in Île-de-France in northern France. (visit link)
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1980

Where is this sculpture?:
Holmes Chapel Library,
London Road
Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, England, UK.
CW4 7AP


Sculptors Name: Olivier Delcourt

Website for sculpture?: Not listed

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