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'.
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
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Photographer: Bull, Alun: Historic England
Pleasure Garden, Sculpture, Seaside