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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Squirrel in Hyde Park


The sculpture of a squirrel with a nut was created from a Turkey Oak by Preston-based artist Thompson Dagnall.

The tree was diseased and had to be felled. Rather than remove the tree completely it was felled to a safe height so that it could be sculpted.

It has been here nearly two years now has developed a patina. See how it looked in December 2010 and how it looked under construction in March 2010.

2 comments:

  1. Really like all the tree sculptures I've seen. This one is different and very special.

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  2. What an excellent idea for an old tree trunk, it looks good a year and a bit on, weathering nicely!

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