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The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles

© the artist. Photo credit: Martin Henderson / Art UK

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Larger-than-life size figures of The Beatles (the Fab Four), in their hometown of Liverpool. The placement of the statue coincides with the 50–year anniversary of the band's last gig played in Liverpool, at the Liverpool Empire Theatre. There is an 'L8' on the bottom of Ringo's shoe and the acorns in John's hand, were cast from the ones that were picked up outside the Dakota building in New York, where he lived at the time of his death.

Medium

bronze resin

Accession number

L3_MH_S264

Acquisition method

donated by the Cavern Club 

Work type

Statue

Owner

Liverpool City Council

Custodian

Liverpool City Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

4th December 2015

Access

at all times

Inscription description

plaque: The Beatles / Last played in Liverpool at the Empire Theatre on / December 5th 1965 . But they never really left. / They are synonymous with this city. / A tribute on behalf of fans worldwide. / Funded by the Cavern Club. / Artist Andy Edwards / December 2015 / Bronze


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Located at

Pier Head, Liverpool

L3 1BY

Located on the Liverpool Pier Head water front, opposite the Mersey Ferries Building.