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

Caroussel

Summary

Type Other , Panel

     A largely circular panel, it is similar to the artist's other contemporary signs. The decorative figures and details are highly stylised and tightly arranged and the undulating lines and rounded modelling are typical of his work.
     Commissioned by Allied Artists of Birmingham, Kings' agents and contractors for the decorative detailing of Ansells' restaurant, built by the local architects Kelly and Surman, and opened in 1962.(1)
    

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Kings, Raymond Forbes Sculptor
Kelly and Surman, None Architect

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Sign Fibreglass, painted 1.34m high

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
WMbiBIxx152 BM
General condition Not Visible
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road St. Chad's Queensway
Precise location Lloyd House, formerly the Carrousel Restaurant
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

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

Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1962
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by Allied Artists of Birmingham
Duty of care N/A
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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