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Diving Belle

Craig Knowles
2007

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Description

Galvanised steel statue of a female swimmer diving from a steel pole.
Together with the 19th century female Victorian swimmer, Bathing Belle it shows the contrast between the tradition at the beginning of Scarborough's popularity as Spa resort and the present day.

'Bathing Belle' was unveiled 24 April 2008 and stood until c. 2017 on Westborough in front of Brunswick Shopping Center and was placed on the present location in 2019.

Inscription(s)

The Scarborough Belles

The Bathing Belle on Westborough (2008)
and
The Diving Belle on Vincent's Pier (2007)

Designed as a pair, celebrates Scarborough as the U.K.'s
first sea-bathing resort, from the 17th Century through
to her regeneration in the 21st Century

DONORS
Mr G Oxley
Mr W Burnard
Mr & Mrs D Stonehouse

Scarborough - Diving Belle

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 54°16'54" - W 0°23'23") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: gbyh211; Photograph: 1 August 2019
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