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The Scallop

By dven    
The Scallop sits on the beach at Aldeburgh, in Suffolk. It is a 13 foot-ish (4 metre) high monument, by local-born artist Maggi Hambling, to the late Benjamin Britten, composer and past Aldeburgh resident, who used to take his afternoon walks along the beach. The sculpture consists of two, broken, interlocking scallop shells. Cut into the rim of the upright shell are the words “I hear those voices that will not be drowned” from Britten’s opera Peter Grimes.

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Tags: Sillouette Aldeburgh Landscape and travel Sculpture by the sea

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14 Jul 2020 1:29AM
A great silhouette image.

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16 Jul 2020 11:02PM
Love the silhouette... Impressive composition,
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