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ArtistMaker: DISLEY, Mike
TitleOfWork: 'Flying South'
DescriptionOfPhoto: view from behind sculpture
DateOfCreation: 2003/4??
Dimensions: Duck: 2.1 m high x 75 cm wide x 50 cm deep. Suitcases: 62 cm high x 1000 cm long x 30 cm wide
Medium: limestone
Location: Doncaster Lake
AtoZReference: p.47 3H
Street: Gliwice Way and Lakeside Boulevard.
TownOrVillage: Doncaster
AreaInTown: Doncaster Lake
MetropolitanBorough: Doncaster
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: d076a
Location: By the lakeside footpath beneath a prominent hill on the north-west shore of the lake. Access by foot from the junction of Wilmington Drive and Lakeside Boulevard walking in a clockwise direction.

Description: A large duck, holding two small suitcases and with a baby duck strapped to its back. Four large suitcases are on the ground, two to each side. The bird faces the Lake.

Inscription: On the front of the pedestal: FLYING / SOUTH

Commission: The carving is quietly humorous and reminiscent of illustrations in children's literature.

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