Statues - Hither & Thither
East Riding of Yorkshire
Yorkshire & Humberside
Emigrants en route to America
Mark DeGraffenried & Neil Hadlock
Statue of a family, a man, his wife, a young boy and a infant girl, with their luggage. The boy is playing with a lobster.
Four life-size emigrant families (each family consisted of a mother, father and two children) cast in bronze to commemorate our pioneer heritage from Europe. Permanent locations at Mersey Side Dock Maritime Museum, Liverpool England, Broad Street, Portsmouth England, and Albert Dock, Hull England. One life-size bronze on loan at Utah Cultural Celebration Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. DeGraffenried sculpted each piece as well as assisted with the bronze casting and installation of the finished sculptures.
Neil Hadlock's sculpture depicts a family from Northern|
Europe having left ship before continuing to Paragon
Station then by train to Liverpool then by ship
Over 2,200,000 people passed through Hull
and other Humber Ports to America
between 1836 and 1914
Statue donated 2001 to Kingston upon Hull
by the Sea Trek Foundation of America
as they retraced their descendants journey
in Tall Ships from Northern Europa
This statue is located on the reclaimed land
at "The Bullnose" where ships waited for
high tide before entering Humber Dock
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