New World War One statue for Seaham seafront

Sculptor Ray Lonsdale of Two Red Rubber things, South Hetton Ind. Est. and his latest work, title '1101' which is to symbolise the 1st minute of peace after the First Word War.

Sculptor Ray Lonsdale of Two Red Rubber things, South Hetton Ind. Est. and his latest work, title '1101' which is to symbolise the 1st minute of peace after the First Word War.

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THE shape of things to come for Seaham’s seafront is unveiled today in the Echo.

Ray Lonsdale has put the finishing touches to World War One-inspired sculpture, 1101, which will be placed next to the Terrace Green cenotaph for three months.

Sculptor Ray Lonsdale of Two Red Rubber things, South Hetton Ind. Est. and his latest work, title '1101' which is to symbolise the 1st minute of peace after the First Word War.

Sculptor Ray Lonsdale of Two Red Rubber things, South Hetton Ind. Est. and his latest work, title '1101' which is to symbolise the 1st minute of peace after the First Word War.

The 9.5ft sculpture, fashioned from corten steel, reflects the first minute of peacetime, as a World War One soldier slumps down to contemplate the close of conflict.

 

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