United Kingdom

Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Hull
(Kingston-upon-Hull)
East Riding of Yorkshire

Yorkshire & Humberside

Humber Quays

Emigrants en route to America

Mark DeGraffenried & Neil Hadlock
Toledo Bronzeworks
2001

Hull /  Emigrants en route to America   Hull /  Emigrants en route to America

Description

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.

Hull - Emigrants en route to America Hull - Emigrants en route to America Hull - Emigrants en route to America

From DeGraffenried's website (no longer available):
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.

Inscription(s)

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
to America

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

Signature

2001 De Graffenried 2/8 Toledo Bronzeworks

Hull - Emigrants en route to America

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 53°44'14" - W 0°20'11")

Via the links below you can find the position:

The maps or satellite photos appear in a new window
OpenStreetMap map
Bing Maps map satellite hybrid
Google Maps map satellite hybrid
WikiMapia map

Item Code: gbyh026; Photograph: 25 July 2019
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt

Bronzefiguren Kaufen

Your banner here? Click for information.