210 x 75 x 50 cm (Duck) and 62 x 100 x 30 cm (Suitcases)
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
View from behind from top of hill. Location: By Doncaster Lakeside footpath beneath a prominent hill on the north-west shore of the lake. Access by foot from the junction of Wilmington Drive and Lakeside Boulevard walking in a clockwise direction. Description: A large duck, holding two small suitcases and with a baby duck strapped to its back. Four large suitcases are on the ground, two to each side. The bird faces the Lake. Inscription: On the front of the pedestal: FLYING / SOUTH Commission: The carving is quietly humorous and reminiscent of illustrations in children's literature. The lake and surroundings have been regenerated on the former site of a small airfield.
© Sheffield Hallam University
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Sculptor and stonemason.
Animals in art
Sculpture, British -- 2000-2100
Tourism and art
Sculpture -- England (South Yorkshire)
Urban renewal -- England (South Yorkshire)