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Tay (Aids memorial)

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Location

Street:New Steine Gardens
Town:Brighton
Parish:Brighton
Council:Brighton & Hove City Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN2 1PB
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Object setting:Garden
Access is:Public
Location note:Top of Gardens, off St James's Street
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:132
Grid reference:9C
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 :Romany Mark Bruce
     Role:Sculptor
Company/Group :The Morris Singer Company Ltd.
     Role:Foundry
     Qualify:and

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General Information

Commissioned by: Paul Elgood, Brighton and Hove Council. Design selected by online public vote. Funded by public donations; cost c. £42,000
Construction period:2007-2009
Unveiling date:09/10/2009
Work is:Extant
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Two abstracted figures, intertwined at base, moving upwards and away from each other.
Iconographical description:The piece is named for Paul Tay, the sculptor’s best friend, who died in 1992. The silhouette of the figures resembles the red ribbon, symbol of HIV/Aids commemoration
Inscription:Bronze plaque on front of plinth, ‘Brighton and Hove Aids Memorial/ ‘TAY’/by Romany Mark Bruce/ 2009

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Classification

Categories:Free Standing, Commemorative, Sculptural
Object type1:Sculpture

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Object Parts

Part 1:sculpture
     Material:bronze
     Height (cm):335

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:26/11/2009

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History

Hard archive file:Yes

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References

Source 1 :
     Title:The Argus
     Type:Newspaper
     Date:10/10/2009
     Page:20-21

Source 2 :
     Title:The Argus
     Type:Newspaper
     Date:07/09/2007
     Page:9


Further information:
www.romanymarkbruce.com

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