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Stand and Stare

William Henry Davies or W. H. Davies
Newport 1871 - Nailsworth, Gloucestershire 1940
Welsh poet and writer
Paul B. Kincaid

Newport - Casnewydd /  Stand and Stare   Newport - Casnewydd /  Stand and Stare


"A spirit figure enshrined within the body of the tree of life." Tall bronze sculpture of figure draped in cloth, entwined with tree, two birds either side of figure.

Information Sign

Commissioned by newport borough council
with support from
the welsh development agency and the welsh art council

A sculpture by Paul Bothwell Kincaid
unveiled 14th December 1990
by Councillor Harry G. Jones
The Worshipful the Mayor of Newport

'what is this life if, full of care,
we have no time to stand and stare.'

Commemorating the work of
Newport's super-tramp poet
W.H. Davies on the 50th
anniversary of his death


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Location (N 51°35'5" - W 2°59'38")

Item Code: gbwa011; Photograph: 24 July 2012
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