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Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire

East of England

Marlowes / Bridge Street

The History Tree

also Tree of Life
Peter Parkinson & Richard Quinnell
1993

Hemel Hempstead /  The History Tree   Hemel Hempstead /  The History Tree

Description

Over six meters high steel sculpture of a 'tree' with twelve branches with various silhouets.

Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Train on viaduct
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Film roll
the Kodak factory
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Ears of corn
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Ship under bridge
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Family or teacher?
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Houses
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Fireworks
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Dates*
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Stack of paper
paper making industry
Hemel Hempstead - The History Tree
Demonstration

* 1898: Hemel Hempstead becomes a borough.
1974: Hemel Hempstead was incorporated into Dacorum District.
1984: Dacorum becomes a borough

Inscription(s)

the HISTORY TREE is a
celebration of the development
of hemel hempstead

it carries a series of panels or
branches with images of local
significance to the life, work
and history of the
borough

it was designed by
PETER PARKINSON
and manufactured in
october 1993
by richard quinnell ltd

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Ear of corn
  • Film roll
  • History Sculpture
  • Parkinson, Peter
  • Quinnell, Richard
  • Ship / boat
  • Train
  • Tree
  • Location (N 51°45'3" - W 0°28'20")

    Item Code: gbee127; Photograph: 23 March 2019
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