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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 15th February, 2011)

Canal Statue

Canal Statue
Next to Trencherfield Mill.

Photo: Jeff Haydock  (Nikon D40 35mm 1.8g lens)
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Comment by: alan on 15th February 2011 at 00:11

Oh dear, someone's cut his throat.

Comment by: tricia on 15th February 2011 at 08:39

My thoughts entirely, Alan !
Still, he is a bit more handsome than the one the other day.
Interesting shot, Jeff

Comment by: dot on 15th February 2011 at 09:33

Is there a plaque near by to say who it represents?

Comment by: jeff haydock on 15th February 2011 at 11:38

Its actually supposed to be a woman, a girl who worked in the mill. If you look back at 17th May 09' photo a day you'll see what I mean. Although she now has both hands back.
I think they are made of fibreglass, with concrete inside(poured in at the neck)? Vandalism is starting to take it's toll as she has big dent to her chest just out of shot.

Comment by: janet on 15th February 2011 at 12:30

I thought this was a woman, representing 'Mill workers'.....

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