Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Newport - Casnewydd
Newport - Casnewydd (city)

Wales

Upper Dock Street

This Little Piggy Went to the Market

English language nursery rhyme
(Wikipedia)
Sebastien Boyesen
1994

Newport - Casnewydd /  This Little Piggy Went to the Market   Newport - Casnewydd /  This Little Piggy Went to the Market

Description

Bronze sculpture of a Gloucester Old Spot pig with baskets of fruit and vegetables . It stands on a granite base with brass text strips and ornaments.

Newport - Casnewydd  / This Little Piggy Went to the Market Newport - Casnewydd  / This Little Piggy Went to the Market

Inscription(s)

On the brass strips:
"this little piggy went to the market
commemorating over 700 years of markets in newport
unveiled by councillor e j travers
mayor, newport borough council
sculpture by sebastien boyosen
newport town sculptor 1994

Annotation

The statue, celebrating over 700 years of markets in Newport, stands outside the rear entrance of the Victorian indoor market.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°35'21" W 2°59'44"

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