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

The Bargemaster

Summary

Type Sculpture

     Male figure with left foot forward. Right hand raised holding a pole. Left hand rests on? Piece of equipment. Check style of dress.
     Commissioners wanted a 'river Thames theme' (2)
     According to plaque: Bargemaster celebrates the long association of Brentford with the river Thames, linking its past history to the future.

Inscriptions

Plaque on base: The Bargemaster by Diana Thomson 1990. The Bargemaster celebrates the long association of Brentford with the river Thames, linking its past history to the future.

Related works : companion piece: The Swanmaster, Staines Middlesex 12" replica in the Hall of Watermen

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Thomson, Diana Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Figure bronze fig 7'
base brick total height:8'6"

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
HO04 SWL
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Other
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road A4
Precise location Outside Data General Buildingnear Gunnersbury Park
A-Z ref p73 5F
OS ref None

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

Date of design 1990
Year of unveiling 1990
Unveiling details November 1990
Commissioned by Crowngap Development (original developer for the site)
Duty of care Data General
Listing status Not listed
At risk? Not at risk

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