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Helping Hand of Justice

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:6 Market Avenue
Town:Chichester
Parish:Chichester
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:PO19
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Object setting:Inside building
Access is:Private
Location note:In an enclosed courtyard inside Chichester Law Courts
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:140
Grid reference:C8
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : John Skelton
     Role:Sculptor
Name : Stanley Roth
     Role:Architect

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General Information

Commissioned by: Stanley Roth
Construction period:1972-1973
Installation date:1973
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Chichester Law Courts
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Appears to be have been carved directly into a cube of limestone. It depicts a childs hand resting in the palm of an adult's hand.

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural
Object type1:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Sculpture
     Material:Normandy limestone
     Height (cm):90
     Width (cm):90
     Depth (cm):80

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:24/10/2007

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History

History:Skelton used the hand of his daughter Helen as a model for the child's hand. Sleton commented that the work was 'directed equally to those giving help and seeking it'.
('Chichester and the Arts: 1944-2004')

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References

Source 1 :
     Title:'Open Air Sculpture of Britain: A Comprehensive Guide'
     Type:Book
     Author:Strachan, W.J.
     Publisher:A.Zwemmer Ltd. & Tate Gallery. London.

Source 2 :
     Title:'Chichester and the Arts: 1944-2004'
     Type:Book
     Author:Foster, Paul (Ed.)
     Publisher:University College Chichester.


Further information:
#http://www.johnskelton.org.uk/index.htm#

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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