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Sunley and Icarus Sunley and Icarus

Sculpture: Sunley and Icarus

Erection date: 11/5/1973


{On a plaque on the plinth:}
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.

Ayton also designed the unusual bronze plinth for this location, a garden atop a car-park. Note how the tiled ground rises towards the triangular plinth. Another cast of this sculpture is held at the RAF Museum, Hendon.

Site: Sunley and Icarus (1 memorial)

EC4, Old Change Court

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Sunley and Icarus

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Bernard Sunley

Property developer and philanthropist. Born 46 Jugela Street, Catford. Made h...

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Sunley and Icarus

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Corporation of the City of London

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Michael Ayrton

Artist and writer. Born 3 Hamilton Terrace. Other work by Ayrton in London:...

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