Tuesday, 30 July 2013

The Angel of the North (NZ263578)

© Copyright Keith Evans and licensed for reuse 

Date completed: 1998
Commissioned by: Gateshead Council
Artist: Antony Gormley
Made by: Hartlepool Steel Fabrications Ltd
Cost: £800,000+ (National Lottery)
Construction: Steel, with some copper
Height: 65ft
Wingspan: 175ft
Weight: 208 tonnes
Foundations: 22m deep reinforced concrete piles
… And seen by 33 million people per year!

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