Statue of Katherine Mansfield facts for kids
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|Dimensions||3.3 m (11 ft)|
|Location||Wellington, New Zealand|
The statue project was a joint commission between the Wellington Sculpture Trust, the Katherine Mansfield Society and the Wellington City Council. Part of the funding was provided by the Nikau Foundation, on behalf of the Richard and Doreen Evans Charitable Trust; other funding was provided by Apex Properties, Todd Corporation, Wellington Community Trust, Mark McGuiness and Jon Craig. It was unveiled in May 2013 by Wellington's Mayor, Celia Wade-Brown.
The statue is the work of New Zealand sculptor Virginia King. At night the statue is lit up from inside, showing that the stainless steel figure is covered in passages of Katherine Mansfield’s writing.
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