Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Birmingham
West Midlands (county)

West Midlands

Victoria Square

River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations)

Dhruva Mistry
1993

Birmingham /  River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations)   Birmingham /  River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations)

Description

Birmingham - River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations) Birmingham - River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations) Birmingham - River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations)
Large fountain (in restoration when we visited Birmingham) in two section divided by steps. In the top pool is a large bronze reclining figure Life Force and in the lower pool a male and a female figure kneeling on both sides of a series of scales.

Birmingham - River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations) Birmingham - River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations)

Inscription(s)

THE RIVER and YOUTH
by
Dhruva Mistry

A monumental bronze figure represents
the Life force, with two youthful
figures in the lower pool.
Supporting Guardians symbolically
project civic pride and dignity.

Signature

(Guardians) DHRUVA MISTRY SCULPTOR

Birmingham - River, Youth, Guardians and Object (Variations)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 52°28'47" - W 1°54'8")

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