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Mother with Children

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Spitalfield Lane
Town:Chichester
Parish:Chichester
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:PO19 6SE
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Object setting:Inside building
Access is:Public
Location note:St. Richard's Hospital, in the waiting area of the Women and Childrens Unit
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:140
Grid reference:D5
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 : Marion Lyon
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Construction period:1950s
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Bronze sculpture depicting a mother with two children. She holds a baby in her left arm and the hand of a child, who stands to her left, with her right hand.
Signatures:Signature to rear of integral base:
Marion Edie

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing
Object type1:Statue
Object type2:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Standing

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Object Parts

Part 1:Sculpture
     Material:Bronze
     Height (cm):65.5
     Width (cm):32
     Depth (cm):23
Part 2:Plinth
     Material:Polished wood
     Height (cm):60
     Width (cm):48
     Depth (cm):48

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:28/07/2008

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History

History:The sculpture has been exhibited at the Royal Academy. It was originally made with a Children’s Welfare Clinic in mind. The hospital information sheet gives the sculptor as Marion Lyon but the piece is signed to the rear, 'Marion Edie' - Edie was the artist's maiden name.

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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