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Dylan Thomas Square, Maritime Quarter

Dylan Thomas

Swansea 1914 - New York City 1953
Welsh poet
(Wikipedia)
John Doubleday
1984

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Description

Bronze statue of Dylan Thomas sitting in a chair and overlooking the marina.

Inscription(s)

though i sang in my chains
like the sea
DYLAN THOMAS
1914-1953
sculptor john doubleday

The lines are from Thomas' poem Fern Hill (1945).

Information Sign

In the pavement:
DYLAN THOMAS SQUARE
this statue of dylan thomas
was unveiled by
LADY MARY WILSON
on 21st march 1894

lord mayor councillor charles thomas j.p.
chief executive and town clerk a.n.f. rees

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°36'59" - W 3°56'14")

Item Code: gbwa044; Photograph: 25 July 2012
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