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The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance
The Big Dance

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Two hands joined together to form an arch.

Date

2010

Medium

steel

Measurements

H 400 x W (?) x D (?) cm (E)

Accession number

DG16_FJ_S019

Acquisition method

commissioned by Alasdair Houston

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Alasdair Houston

Custodian

Alasdair Houston

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

10th February 2010

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

on bottom top of left arm: R L / 2010

Inscription description

on plaque in pavement underneath arch: […] neither had the notion that the big dance had just begun… / The Big Dance / Sculpture by Ray Lonsdale / Commissioned by / Alasdair Houston / Installed / 10/02/2010.


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Located at

Bensmoor Road, Gretna Green

DG16 5EE

Sited outside Blacksmiths shop.