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Welcome Wanderer 2
Welcome Wanderer 2

© the artist. Photo credit: Margaret Lawless / Art UK

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One of four signs designed to reflect the heritage of Prescot and the importance of the town on the world stage. The ‘Welcome Wanderer’ phrase, featured on all four signs, is a nod to William Shakespeare’s relevance to the town and the new Shakespeare North Playhouse. The concepts for the designs were developed following extensive consultation with the local community, as part of the wider Prescot Connectivity Gateway Arts project. Prescot’s rich industrial heritage, strong sense of community and history and the entrepreneurial spirit of local people were key themes throughout the consultation. This sign references William Shakespeare, with reference to the Shakespeare North Playhouse and Shakespeare’s face on the imagery.
Title

Welcome Wanderer 2

Date

2021

Medium

metal

Accession number

L34_ML_S024

Acquisition method

commissioned by Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Work type

Sign or marker

Owner

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Custodian

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Work status

extant

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at all times

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