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ArtistMaker: Xceptional Designs (Alex Hallowes and Pete Rogers)
TitleOfWork: "Wish-You-Were-Here" Postcards
DescriptionOfPhoto: View of two panels looking towards the railway station
DateOfCreation: 2001
Dimensions: 95cm high x 135cm wide (x 5cm deep frame)
Medium: painted steel plate
Location: Platform 2, Barnsley Railway Station. (SE435407)
AtoZReference: p.13 5H)
Postcode: S70
Street: Eldon Street
TownOrVillage: Barnsley
AreaInTown: Town Centre
MetropolitanBorough: Barnsley
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: b081a
Location: The top of railings separating the Railway Station and Bus Station, Eldon Street, Barnsley

Description: 10 panels attached to the top of railings at random angles to the ground. The panels have a 5cm square frame inside which is welded brightly painted cut sheet-metal showing a variety of scenes: A large liner, whale tail & dolphin at sea with a setting sun; Horse a rider jumping a fence; Hokusai-style wave with a boat and fishes; Kangaroos; The London Eye; A skier in an Alpine Forest with a St Bernard dog; A Skateboarder; A boy and a dolphin; A ship-wrecked man on an island with a bottle, crab, mermaid and boat; The Loch Ness monster and a bagpiper. The railings are black, the pnaels yellow, blue, purple, red or green.

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