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Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl
Herring Girl

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A life-size sculpture of a herring girl in work clothes holding a basket of herring. There are painted concrete barrels nearby – these were originally wooden barrels filled with concrete but the wood has decayed away.
Title

Herring Girl

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 170 x W 100 x D 50 cm (E)

Accession number

HS1_DO_S123

Acquisition method

commissioned by Stornoway Amenity Trust

Work type

Statue

Owner

Stornoway Amenity Trust

Custodian

Stornoway Amenity Trust

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

2003

Access

at all times

Inscription description

adjacent plaque: STORNOWAY HERRING GIRL / In recognition of all the herring girls who laboured / here during the late 19th and early 20th Century. / Sculptors: Charles S Engebretsen & Ginny Hutchison / Stornoway Amenity Trust / 2003

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Located at

South Beach, Stornoway

HS1 2BN

Located at the east end of South Beach car park close to the sea.