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The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture
The Serpolet Sculpture

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A tubular steel structure representing skeletally the 'Easter Egg' car designed and made by Leon Serpolet. The sculpture is embedded by steel poles into a tarmac base.

Date

2002

Medium

stainless steel

Measurements

H 160 x W 133 x D 294 cm

Accession number

TN40_LS_S028

Acquisition method

commissioned by Rother District Council

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Rother District Council

Custodian

Rother District Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

26th October 2002

Access

at all times

Inscription description

metal plaque at the base of the sculpture, south side: 1902 – BEXHILL on SEA – 2002 / THE BIRTHPLACE OF BRITISH MOTOR RACING / THIS IMPRESSION OF M. SERPOLET'S / 'EASTER EGG' RECORD BREAKING CAR / WAS UNVEILED, AS PART OF / BEXHILL'S CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, / BY / COUNCILLOR PETER FAIRHURST / TOWN MAYOR / 26th OCTOBER 2002.


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Located at

De La Warr Parade, Bexhill on Sea

TN40 1LS

Opposite the Sackville Hotel and Middlesex Road.