Public Sculpture of Staffordshire and the Black Country

Public Sculpture of Staffordshire and the Black Country

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The qBlack Countryq is an area historically known as the cradle of the Industrial Revolutiona€”a thriving regioin built around deep coal seams, conjuring up images of fiery red furnaces by night and black, sooty citadels by day. Yet today the resource-rich region also features many striking public sculptures. This volume provides a comprehensive catalog to all of the historic sculptures and public monuments in Staffordshire and the Black Country. George Noszlopy and Fiona Waterhouse catalog each individual sculpture in detail, including information about the sculptor, the sculpture's historical and artistic significance, the commissioning agent, and the date of installation. The volume also features 350 black-and-white photographs that document the diverse and rich beauty of the region's public monuments. The ninth volume in the widely acclaimed, award-winning Public Sculpture of Britain series, Public Sculpture of Staffordshire and the Black Country is an invaluable resource for British historians, art scholars, and travelers alike.Since 1987, he has exhibited throughout the UK as well as at the Tokyo International Art Fair (i993)- Sources: Buckman, D., ... Lough was first apprenticed to a local stonemason in Consett and then moved to Newcastle where he helped to carve decorations on the new ... London house (1843-7) as well as a marble frieze for the staircase, with Shakespeare seated at the top of the stairs, and scenes fromanbsp;...

Title:Public Sculpture of Staffordshire and the Black Country
Author: George Thomas Noszlopy, Fiona Waterhouse
Publisher:Liverpool University Press - 2005-01-01

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