Natural Histories(1994) By Austin McQuinn [Blessington Street Basin Dublin]-138033 by infomatique

I like these but unfortunately a number of the individual elements have been vandalised or stolen.

This project was proposed to engage local school children at St. Mary’s Boys School to work together on a commission that would result in a permanent sculpture for the Basin restoration. The bronzes
suggest animal or fish-like organisms, vegetation and amoebic life which were intended to reflect the Basin’s reputation as a refuge for nature in the centre of the North inner city.

Blessington Street Basin is a drinking water reservoir in Dublin which operated from 1810 until the 1970s, serving the north city. It became a public park in 1994.

Since its restoration, the basin now serves as a bird habitat, with an artificial island and a number of fish. Amongst the birds that can be seen there are swans, tufted ducks, chaffinches, mallards and pigeons
#furniture #DIY #woodwork #woodworking #freedownload #woodworkingprojects #woodsmith ,wood craft, wood planer, fine woodworking, wooden chairs, wood working tools, popular woodworking, woodworking books, woodworking workbench plans, woodshop ideas,woodworking tools, woodworking projects, shed plans, wood lathe ,wooden chairs,free shed plans, woodworkers source, @DIY WoodWorking Projects​

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *