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The Scallop Scupture dedicated to Benjamin Britten by artist Maggi Hambling on Aldeburgh beach on the Suffolk Coast East Anglia

The Scallop Scupture dedicated to Benjamin Britten by artist Maggi Hambling on Aldeburgh beach on the Suffolk Coast East Anglia Stock Photo
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Contributor:

George Impey / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

BG7FKG

File size:

52.1 MB (1.7 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

5245 x 3469 px | 44.4 x 29.4 cm | 17.5 x 11.6 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

8 December 2009

Location:

Aldeburgh Beach Suffolk East Anglia United Kingdom

More information:

Beach Scuplture on Aldeburgh beach in honour of Benjamin Britten monument with the words "I hear those voices that will not be drowned" which are taken from Britten's opera Peter Grimes. by artist Maggi Hambling. The sculpture is controversial in the local area. Many people consider that it is inappropriate for a man-made object to spoil a beautiful natural setting. It has been attacked with graffiti and paint on a number of occasions, and there have been petitions to have it removed.

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