National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Finger Print


Type Sculpture

     Giant finger print with inscription charting episodes in police history and various crimes, the pattern of the inscriptions resembles the 'whorls and ridges' of a finger print. Set in circular paved area.
     The work was commissioned for the new police station by South Wales Police under Swansea's "Per Cent for Art" scheme for new buildings.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Hazell, Andrew Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Finger Print None 610cm high x 190cm wide x 5cm deep

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
  • None
Road Alexandra Road
Precise location Outside Swansea Central Police Station
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design 2001
Year of unveiling 2001
Unveiling details August 2001
Commissioned by South Wales Police Authority
Duty of care South Wales Police Authority
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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