General view of the Jolly Fisherman statue in the gardens, from the south-west

Date:
26 Sep 2017
Location:
Jolly Fisherman statue, Compass Gardens, Tower Esplanade, Skegness, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire
Reference:
DP175097
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

The statue is based on a 1908 railway poster by John Hassall, which depicts a fisherman skipping along Skegness beach, with the caption 'Skegness is so bracing'.

Content

This is part of the Job: 2K/28140 Compass Gardens, Tower Esplanade, Skegness, Lincolnshire; within the Volume: VF000469 Seafronts; within the Series: EHC01/281 Seasides (including Seafronts Project); within the Collection: EHC01 English Heritage(EH):Archive

Rights

Copyright Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bull, Alun: Historic England

Keywords

Pleasure Garden, Sculpture, Seaside