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Golden Hind Sculpture
Golden Hind Sculpture
Golden Hind Sculpture
Golden Hind Sculpture
Golden Hind Sculpture
Golden Hind Sculpture

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Erected to highlight Deptford’s river frontage, the sculpture’s design was inspired by The Golden Hind, the ship in which Sir Francis Drake sailed around the world before finally mooring at Deptford. Local residents helped select the colours for the sails.




gleam timber, galvanised steel, canvas

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commissioned by Lewisham Council

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Lewisham Council


Lewisham Council


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Located at

Aragon Gardens,


On the green, adjacent to Aragon Tower.