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Seaburn "Tommy", Eleven "0" One

By oldgreyheron      
One minute past 11 o'clock on the 11th November 1918 - "Tommy", a sculpture by Ray Lonsdale above Seaham Harbour in Co Durham. A war weary Tommy sits reflecting on the horrors of war at one minute past the declaration of peace. There are several views here of details and the entire sculpture. It is made of Corten steel which develops this rich rusty finish and is used for most of Ray Lonsdale's sculptures. There's another nearby - I may share fewer images tomorrow.


Tags: General War Harbour Seaham Tommy Ray Lonsdale Corten

Voters: RLF, taggart, BillRookery and 19 more

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taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
25 Sep 2018 9:00PM
Excellent sculptures and photography--- He looks so worn and tired!
25 Sep 2018 9:06PM
Excellent set
25 Sep 2018 9:07PM

Quote:Excellent sculptures and photography--- He looks so worn and tired!

Jenn is absolutely right, Mike.

JuBarney Plus
10 36 5 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2018 9:19PM
Terrific sculptures and love your lead shot which looks like wood
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.1k 2475 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2018 8:03AM
It's a wonderful, very moving sculpture. Originally it was sited at Seaham as a temporary display but the town fell in love with it and raised the cash to buy it.
Also very difficult to get this much detail into the face, which is always in shadow!
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2018 10:38AM
Very evocative Mike.
jimbob133 7 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2018 4:03PM
Can I make a correction to place where the statue is.
It is situated bat Seaham Harbour south Sunderland.

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