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Title Ridirich
Collection Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Sculptor McCarter, Keith
Date Completion 1980
Description An abstract piece of modern sculpture consisting of a shaped and worked block of bronze, roughly 3 metres high.
Additional Information Ridirich is Gaelic for 'The Knight'.
Id Number Current Accession TH052
Id Number Current Repository UELTH052a
Inscription Bronze plaque on brick base, incised capitals:
RIDIRICH / BY KEITH MCCARTER / THIS SCULPTURE / WAS UNVEILED ON / 16TH DECEMBER 1980 / BY SIR JOSEPH LATHAM / TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY / OF GEORGE WIMPEY LIMITED
Location Aldgate, Greater London
Measurements Dimensions Sculpture(285cm high approx x 180cm wide approx), Base(34cm high x 180cm wide x 180cm deep)
Material Bronze, Brick
Notes To celebrate the centenary of Messrs George Wimpey and Co. in the construction industry. An abstract piece of modern sculpture, a monolithic block of bronze shaped and angled, it is thought by some to be a representation of a knight's helmet.
Unveiled by Sir Joseph Latham.
Rights Owner Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Source UEL
Work Type Sculpture
 

 

 

 

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