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The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger
The Ship Canal Digger

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A bronze statuette of a labourer on the Manchester ship canals. The man is dressed in work clothes with a brimmed hat. He stands upright with his right leg slightly bent and his right arm leaning on a spade stuck in ground. He wipes his brow with his left hand.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

Title

The Ship Canal Digger

Date

1892

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 67 x W 23 x D 23.5 cm

Accession number

1893.21

Acquisition method

purchased from the artist

Work type

Sculpture

Signature/marks description

side inscribed: 1892 / John Cassidy

Inscription description

on front, in relief: The Digger

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