PMSA National Recording Project - South Yorkshire

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough

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ArtistMaker: CARTMEL; Hilary
TitleOfWork: 'Portrait of Rotherham'
DescriptionOfPhoto: view from inside bus station; looking towards Water Street
DateOfCreation: 1996
Dimensions: 27 panels; each one 370 x 270cm
Medium: mild steel; painted blue
Location: Rotherham Transport Interchange
AtoZReference: p.78 2D
Postcode: S65 1JN
Street: Water Street and Frederick Street
TownOrVillage: Rotherham
AreaInTown: Town Centre
MetropolitanBorough: Rotherham
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: r002f
Location: Rotherham Transport Interchange. One screen is between Water Street and the interior of the bus station, the other is between the riverside and the bus station.

Description: Designs derived from work in six local primary schools. These are arranged in groups of three panels to form the two screens. Motifs used include Rockingham Pottery, Rotherham Market, Buses, Children, Boston Castle, Rotherham Arts Centre, a Coal Mine and the Countryside.

Commission: Funded and owned by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
Comment: The schools were: St Anne's, Badsley Moor, Canklow Wood, Broom Valley Junior Schools; East Dene and one other not listed on the panels.

References: Information from the artist.

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