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The Hand, Sculpture, St Bees

The Hand is a sculpture by Josefina de Vasconcellos. It was carved in Honister green slate as a memorial to a friend who died in the Second World War. The sculpture is located by Memorial Hall at St Bees School as a war memorial.

St Bees Sculpture and Carvings Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904 - 2005) 1955
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The Hand by Josephina de Vasconcellos
- The Hand by Josephina de Vasconcellos. Next to the War Memorial Hall, St Bees School. Photo by Dougsim, 3 May 2017. Image available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4 ...

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Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904 - 2005)
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Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904 - 2005)
- Overview About Josefina de Vasconcellos Josefina de Vasconcellos was an internationally reowned sculptor who was born in Molesey in Surrey in 1904. She lived at Little Langdale in Cumbria much ...


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