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Icarus

the son of the master craftsman Daedalus. They attempted to escape from Crete by means of wings that Daedalus constructed from feathers and wax. Icarus ignored instructions not to fly too close to the sun, and the melting wax caused him to fall into the sea where he drowned
(Wikipedia)
Michael Ayrton
1973

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Description

Bronze sculpture depicted Icarus.

Inscription(s)

ICARUS
BY MICHAEL AYRTON
presented to the
corporation of london
by the
bernard sunley investment trust ltd.
1973

in memory of bernard sunley (1910-1964)
who loved gardens & the city of london

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'44" - W 0°5'49")

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