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A life-size male nude figure in a stretching pose on tip toes with his hands behind his head and elbows raised, standing on a square brick-built plinth with a three-step stone base.
Title

Ad Astra

Date

c.1940

Medium

bronze

Accession number

AL8_DS_S032

Acquisition method

anonymously donated to the town, c.1940

Work type

Statue

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

signature on base of sculpture: K SCOTT

Inscription description

AD ASTRA / BY KATHLEEN SCOTT / LADY KENNET / OF THE DENE

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Located at

Parkway, Welwyn Garden City

AL8 6DE

Set within a semi-circular wooded area of the Louis de Soissons Gardens.