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Voilà!

The Boules Player
Roger Burnett
Singer / Morris Singer / William Morris (London)
2000

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Description

Sculpture group representing a crouching jeu-de-boules Frenchman and w Yorkshire family of three watching. (one of the figures was modelled on Alan Swift, President of Northern Petanque).

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The group was unveiled on 9 November 2000 by Pierre Mauroy, mayor of Lille, Leedsí twin city, at the occasion of the the annual Northern Pétanque Colliers CRE Cup.

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Leeds - Voilà! VOILÀ!
GIVEN TO LEEDS by the SCURRAH WAINWRIGHT CHARITY 2000
to encourage the playing of boules in bond court
sculptor roger burnett
morris singer founder

Leeds - Voilà!

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Location (N 53°47'52" - W 1°32'53")

Item Code: gbyh108; Photograph: 28 July 2019
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