Artists statement


Historical information

Created at the time, 2000, when many trees were cut down from the near by Avenue of Honour, a stand of Cypress Trees

Physical description

Just over life size cut from timber (Cypress) with chain saw (Folk Art). The figure is in 3/4 full profile with remnant timber at back of work not touched. Depicted is a normal seaman wearing a cap and in uniform the inscription R A Navy has been made on the bottom left of the face of the sculpture. The Sailor is holding the top circular part of an anchor in the figures left hand.

Mounting & framing

Set directly into the ground, no signs of any concrete footings